There are several visa types for individuals wishing to work temporarily in the United States, including H Visas for temporary workers, L Visas for intra-company transfers, P Visas for athletes, artists, and entertainers and O Visas for Foreign nationals with extraordinary ability in Sciences, Arts, Education, Business and Athletics. Applicants for these visa classifications must have an approved I-129 petition from the Department of Homeland Security to be eligible. Application requirements and general information about H, L, P and O Visas are provided below.
Applicants with approved I-129 petitions from the Department of Homeland Security must schedule an appointment. No walk-in Non-Immigrant Visa Applicants are accepted.
Follow the instructions outlined in our How to Apply section to schedule an appointment.
Select a Visa category for more information:
For more information on Temporary Worker Visas (petition based
employment visas) please visit USCIS' website.