Arriving in the U.S.
Please submit a Check-in Form within 10 days of your arrival in the U.S. If you have not yet arranged a permanent address, please give the address of the host company and remember to submit your permanent address to SACC-USA as soon as you know it.
Failure to submit the Check-in Form will lead to “Inactive Status.” There is a $198 fee payable to the U.S. Department of State for reinstatement.
Make sure to read the information in the Welcome Brochure from the U.S. Department of State, http://exchanges.state.gov/jexchanges/docs/welcome_broch2008.pdf
Social Security Number. You should wait 10 working days from the date of arrival before applying for a Social Security Number.