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UCLA Dashew Center for International Students & Scholars

J-1 Exchange Visitors are allowed an additional 30-day grace period after their DS-2019 expires to prepare for their departure from the U.S. During this grace period, employment or study is not allowed. Upon departure of the U.S. within these 30 days, the J Visa status automatically expires and you will not be able to re-enter the country to reclaim the rest of your grace period time.