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Employment

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To work in the United States temporarily as a lawful nonimmigrant, temporary workers must qualify for the available visa category based on the planned employment purpose. The steps in the process before applying for a visa vary. Review the employment groupings and categories below.


Temporary Employment Visas H L O P Q

For approved petition-based temporary employment in the United States. 

  1. Overview
  2. How to Apply
  3. Fees
  4. Required Documentation
  5. Spouses and Children

Exchange Visitor Visa J

For certain teachers, professors, summer work travel, and other exchange participants, accepted for approved programs.

  1. Overview
  2. How to Apply
  3. Fees
  4. Required Documentation
  5. Spouses and Children

Media Visa I

For members of the foreign media, press, and radio.

  1. Overview
  2. How to Apply
  3. Fees
  4. Required Documentation
  5. Spouses and Children

Trade Treaty

For executives, managers, and essential workers of qualified companies from treaty countries, who qualify to conduct treaty-based trade or investment in the United States.

Treaty Trader & Investor Visa E

NAFTA Professional Worker Visa TN/TD


Traveling to the United States for another reason?

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