How To Apply
1.Please make sure that we have homestay for your school or
HERE for current list of all schools and locations.
2. Select Fees
and Costs to review placement & processing fees.
These costs are based on the school you will attend.
3. Complete the Online
Application and press "Submit Information"
when finished. All the information requested is important, so
please answer all questions.
4. Submit your one-time placement & processing
fee (see Fees and
Costs) by check or international money order (US$),
made payable to "OvECS Ltd.".
5. Two (2) passport size photos for airport
pickup and our file.
6. Flight / Arrival information for airport
pickup (date & time of arrival, flight number).
Note 1: Oregon State University (Corvallis) student must take
airport shuttle to Corvallis for pick up.
Note 2: University of Illinois (Urbana/Champaign) student,
pick up is only available at Willard, the Champaign Airport.
Any other airport, you must take shuttle to Urbana/Champaign.
Note 3: San Diego State University (San Diego) student, pick
up is only available at San Diego International Airport. Any
other airport, you must come to San Diego for pick up.
Please send all applications materials (we recommend
that you send them via express mail) to:
625 N. Gilbert Rd., Suite 202
Gilbert, AZ 85234 U.S.A.
7. When we receive your application, along with
your placement and processing fee, we will immediately begin
to look for a suitable host family for you. This process may
take a few days to one week. We recommend you apply as soon
as possible, this will help ensure the best placement for your
individual needs. When a host family has been found, we immediately
contact you by e-mail, fax, or mail, and provide you with detailed
information about the home.
8. A refund cannot be made once we start
to look for a host family; however, if an available host
cannot be found, your placement and processing fees will
be completely refunded to you.