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There are various types of non-immigrant visas for temporary visitors to visit Johns Hopkins for short and long term activities. The nature of the intended activities to be undertaking and Hopkins, combined with interpretation and application of the immigration regulations that govern an individuals status, will help determine what type of immigration status is sponsored.In this section you will find information about Institutional Policies and Procedures, as well as important infortmation about immigration regulations that may limit or prohibit certain activities.

This information is intended to be used as guide, but it not intended to replace consulation and advisement by the OIS.

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Summary of Visa Types, Uses & Limitations

Download the Visa Chart