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Program Cost



The Program Cost of Summer Work and Travel USA Program is HKD22,800 and there is a HKD2,300 administration fee (in which HKD1,500 will be refunded to participants at the end of the summer after they have completed the Program). Only check and bank transfer are acceptable, please visit Payment Methods for more information accordingly.

What is included in the Program Fee?

  1. A guaranteed premium work placement
  2. DS-2019 form1 to apply for the J-1 Work / Travel Visa2
  3. SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System) fee
  4. Basic medical insurance
  5. 24-hour emergency support
  6. Participant handbook
  7. Orientations
  8. Information about social security & visa application
  9. Assistance with housing (upon participants’ request)

What is NOT included in the Program Cost?

  1. Administration fee of HKD2,300, in which HKD1,500 is refundable
  2. A round trip air ticket to USA
  3. J-1 Work / Travel Visa application fee
  4. Domestic transportation to your workplace
  5. Food and accommodation
  6. Additional personal / travel insurance
  7. Other personal expenses




1. DS-2019 Form
This document serves as your working permit. It indicates that you have the sponsorship and support of our partner organization in the U.S., and should be taken to the U.S. Embassy / Consulate in your home country when you apply for your J-1 visa. The document contains the dates of your summer work and travel program, as well as your sponsorship identification number.

2. The J-1 Work / Travel Visa
This document allows you to visit USA, and work at a premium placement for up to 4 months during your summer break from school.


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