International Youth Exchange


The cost to participate in IYE is an application fee of $300 US.

The application fee is 100% refundable if a suitable match family is not found.

IYE is a program that makes connections. The application fee covers our work to find and propose a match between your family and an airline family abroad. You will be making arrangements such as dates, flights and activities with your match family.

What your application fee includes:

The application fee includes being matched with a family abroad. IYE will facilitate the communication between you and your match family. IYE is available to help answer questions about your exchange along the way.

What your application fee does not include:

The application fee does not include travel expenses, flights or the cost of activities while abroad.  

Expenses to anticipate:

  • Airline travel via your airline or ZED fare
  • Spending money
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International Youth Exchange
P.O. Box 211065
St. Paul, MN 55121-2465 USA
[email protected]