Documents

Upload the seven items listed below to your online application.

  1. Program Specific Application [PDF]
  2. Character Reference [PDF]
  3. Dear Host Family Letter
    • One-page intro letter to prospective families describing your experience, interests, and motivation for joining the program.
  • Share a short (30 to 60 seconds) self-intro video on YouTube. Be creative!

After you apply, you will need to provide the following additional documents:
  • Medical Report [PDF]

  • Most Recent Diploma or College Transcripts

  • Background Check: Once accepted you’ll be invited to submit a criminal background check. It’s free and can be done online.

  • Passport Picture Page Copy (Your passport must be valid at least 6 months past your proposed program end date.)

  • Photos: A few photos (preferably saved into a PDF) to give prospective families a sense of your personality.

  • Proof of Insurance: Before traveling, all participants must possess international accident and sickness insurance that includes evacuation/repatriation coverage. We’ll share affordable options for you to consider. convenience. You may wait until your placement is confirmed before emailing us proof of coverage.

If you have questions or need assistance completing your application please contact us at workabroad@interexchange.org or call +1.212.924.0446.

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