The Office of Private Sector Exchange offers the following office descriptions and contact information to assist sponsors with the routing of questions, requests, and incident reports.
Office of Designation
The Office of Designation deals specifically with the following:
* Adding officials
* DS-2019 allotments
* Other matters regarding program administration
Office of Private Sector Exchange Administration
The Office of Private Sector Exchange Administration (OPA) monitors and enforces full compliance with Department regulations and policies with a focus on exchange visitors’ health, safety, and well-being; and responds to complaints and incidents.
Sponsors must promptly (on or before the next business day) notify the Department of any investigations of an exchange visitor’s site of activity or any serious problem or controversy that could be expected to bring the Department of State, the Exchange Visitor Program, or the sponsor’s exchange visitor program into notoriety or disrepute, to include: [22 CFR 62.13(d)]
Contact: email@example.com or 1-866-283-9090 in case of an emergency.
Office of Designation Contact by Category
Alien Physician: DesignationAlienPhys@state.gov
Au Pair: DesignationAuPair@state.gov
Camp Counselor: DesignationCC@state.gov
Secondary School: DesignationSSSP@state.gov
Summer Work Travel: DesignationSWT@state.gov
OPA Contacts by Category
Au Pair: AuPairProgram@state.gov
Camp Counselor: CCsponsors@state.gov
Secondary School: HighSchoolExchanges@state.gov
Summer Work Travel: SWTsponsors@state.gov
Teacher and Physician: Teacher_Physician@state.gov