J-1 Scholars Forms Request for DS-2019 Department Information An outline of procedures for obtaining a J-1 Visa. J-1 Program Provisions For understanding the provisions granted by the J-1 visa. Health Insurance Details for the health insurance requirements for J-1 visa holders. Home Residency Details on the home residency requirement for J-1 visa holders. J-2 Work Permission Procedures for J-2 Visa Holders to apply for work permission.