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English Language Proficiency Verification

You will need to verify your English language proficiency is sufficient enough to successfully participate in your program and to function on a day-to-day basis. It may be verified and documented in one of the following two ways:


  • a signed letter from your home institution stating that you are an employee at the institution, and English is the language you teaches , or conduct research or business on a day-to-day basis This is a sample letter; Please feel free to use it if it works for you. Foreign Institutiuon English Language Proficiency Verification[1]


Once I get all of this information, I will submit the papers to our office of International Affairs.  They will issue the J-1 paperwork, which I will then send to you.  Please let me know which address is best to use for Federal Express delivery.