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Through our J-1 Visa Program, the BABC enables its member companies to bring qualified employees and/or interns into the United States – of any nationality, from anywhere in the world – in a quick, cost-effective, reliable and user-friendly way.

"BritishAmerican Business’s J-1 visa program enables us to bring foreign colleagues to the US for training allowing us to fulfill our global talent objectives. With a dedicated program manager to guide you through the application process, BAB’s program is a cost-effective reliable service which is why they have processed our J-1 visas for the last 12 years." 
Alastair Sturgis, International Rewards Advisor, British Airways

For further information on the J-1 Visa Program please contact your local BABC chapter or Tamra Eker at




  • Quick: can process completed applications within 5 business days;
  • Cost-Effective: $1,600;
  • Reliable: authorized by the US Department of State since 1986;
  • User-Friendly: all administration/logistics handled by Program Administrator at BritishAmerican Business.



  • Provide US work experience/training to employees/interns;
  • Overcome cross-cultural differences and improve communication between US and overseas offices;
  • Enhance employee recruitment/retention by offering US assignments.



  • Open to all nationalities, and to employees based anywhere in the world;
  • Period of up to 18 months for trainees and 12 months for interns;
  • Company must have business relationship with UK;
  • Business sectors include: Management, Business, Commerce, Finance, Law, Industry, Science, Engineering, Architecture, Information, Media & Communications.