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Types of Visa in the US

The U.S. Department of State grant many different visas according to the different needs of the people that wants to visit, live or do business in U.S.A.


Types of United States Visas

Within each of the two visa classifications, there are many different types of visas available.

Immigrant Visas:

“Nonimmigrant” Immigration Visas:

  • B-1 Temporary visitor for Business
  • B-2 Temporary visitor for Pleasure (Tourist Visa)
  • E-1 Treaty Trader, spouse and children
  • E-2 Treaty Investor, spouse and children
  • F-1 Student Visa
  • H-1B Work Visa for Specialty Occupations (including fashion models)
  • J-1 Visas for exchange visitors
  • K-1 Fiancée and Fiancé Immigration Visa
  • O-1 Extraordinary ability in Sciences, Arts, Education, Business, or Athletics
  • P-1 Individual or team athletes
  • R-1 Religious workers
  • TN Trade visas for Citizens of Canada and Mexico

Note: Citizens for certain countries do not need an immigration visa at all. This program is called Visa Waiver. It enables foreign nationals, mostly from developed countries, to visit the United States for up to 90-day visa-free.

Learn more: U.S. Visas

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