Postdoctoral Benefit Program Portal
Info for J-Visa Holders
MEDICAL EVACUATION AND REPATRIATION INSURANCE FOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS AND VISITING SCHOLARS HOLDING J-1 VISA STATUS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS WITH J-2 VISA STATUS
All Postdoctoral Researchers and Visitng Scholars (with an appointment duration of more than 30 days) and their dependents are automatically covered for medical evacuation and repatriation benefits necessary to satisfy the J Visa Program.
It is not necessary to purchase supplemental insurance to satisfy the J-1 and J-2 Visa requirements regarding Medical Evacuation or Repatriation. The Standard Insurance Company offers both J1 and J2 visa holders the required insurance coverage as shown below:
|U.S. Department of State Requirement||$ amount (USD)|
|Repatriation of Remains||$25,000|
If your medical coverage meets these requirements, please login using the link below to create an account. The system will walk you through on how to submit your supporting documentation online. GPA will then review your documents and will either approve or deny your waiver request based on the documentation provided. Once approved, you will receive an approval email from GPA.