Visas

US Visas – Non-immigrant

Symbol Non-immigrant Class
A1 Ambassador, Public Minister, Career Diplomat or Consular Officer, or Immediate Family
A2 Other Foreign Government Official or Employee, or Immediate Family
A3 Attendant, Servant, or Personal Employee of A1 or A2, or Immediate Family
B1 Temporary Visitor for Business
B2 Temporary Visitor for Pleasure
B1/B2 Temporary Visitor for Business & Pleasure
C1 Alien in Transit
C1/D Combined Transit and Crew member Visa
C2 Alien in Transit to United Nations Headquarters District Under Section 11.(3), (4), or (5) of the Headquarters Agreement
C3 Foreign Government Official, Immediate Family, Attendant, Servant or Personal Employee, in Transit
CW1 Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Transitional Worker
CW2 Spouse or Child of CW1
D Crew member (Sea or Air)
E1 Treaty Trader, Spouse or Child
E2 Treaty Investor, Spouse or Child
E2C Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Investor, Spouse or Child
E3 Australian Treaty Alien coming to the United States Solely to Perform Services in a Specialty Occupation
E3D Spouse or Child of E3
E3R Returning E3
F1 Student in an academic or language training program
F2 Spouse or Child of F1
F3 Canadian or Mexican national commuter student in an academic or language training program
G1 Principal Resident Representative of Recognized Foreign Government to International Organization, Staff, or Immediate Family
G2 Other Representative of Recognized Foreign Member Government to International Organization, or Immediate Family
G3 Representative of Non-recognized or Nonmember Foreign Government to International Organization, or Immediate Family
G4 International Organization Officer or Employee, or Immediate Family
G5 Attendant, Servant, or Personal Employee of G1 through G4, or Immediate Family
H1B Alien in a Specialty Occupation (Profession)
H1B1 Chilean or Singaporean National to Work in a Specialty Occupation
H1C Nurse in health professional shortage area
H2A Temporary Worker Performing Agricultural Services Unavailable in the United States
H2B Temporary Worker Performing Other Services Unavailable in the United States
H3 Trainee
H4 Spouse or Child of Alien Classified H1B/B1/C, H2A/B, or H-3
I Representative of Foreign Information Media, Spouse and Child
J1 Exchange Visitor
J2 Spouse or Child of J1
K1 Fiance(e) of United States Citizen
K2 Child of Fiance(e) of U.S. Citizen
K3 Spouse of U.S. Citizen awaiting availability of immigrant visa
K4 Child of K3
L1 Intra-company Transferee (Executive, Managerial, and Specialized Knowledge Personnel Continuing Employment with International Firm or Corporation)
L2 Spouse or Child of Intra-company Transferee
M1 Vocational Student or Other Nonacademic Student
M2 Spouse or Child of M1
M3 Canadian or Mexican national commuter student (Vocational student or other nonacademic student)
N8 Parent of an Alien Classified SK3 or SN3
N9 Child of N8 or of SK1, SK2, SK4, SN1, SN2 or SN4
NATO 1 Principal Permanent Representative of Member State to NATO (including any of its Subsidiary Bodies) Resident in the U.S. and Resident Members of Official Staff; Secretary General, Assistant Secretaries General, and Executive Secretary of NATO; Other Permanent NATO Officials of Similar Rank, or Immediate Family
NATO 2 Other Representative of member state to NATO (including any of its Subsidiary Bodies) including Representatives, Advisers, and Technical Experts of Delegations, or Immediate Family; Dependents of Member of a Force Entering in Accordance with the Provisions of the NATO Status-of-Forces Agreement or in Accordance with the provisions of the “Protocol on the Status of International Military Headquarters”; Members of Such a Force if Issued Visas
NATO 3 Official Clerical Staff Accompanying Representative of Member State to NATO (including any of its Subsidiary Bodies), or Immediate Family
NATO 4 Official of NATO (Other Than Those Classifiable as NATO1), or Immediate Family
NATO 5 Experts, Other Than NATO Officials Classifiable Under NATO4, Employed in Missions on Behalf of NATO, and their Dependents
NATO 6 Member of a Civilian Component Accompanying a Force Entering in Accordance with the Provisions of the NATO Status-of-Forces Agreement; Member of a Civilian Component Attached to or Employed by an Allied Headquarters Under the “Protocol on the Status of International Military Headquarters” Set Up Pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty; and their Dependents
NATO 7 Attendant, Servant, or Personal Employee of NATO1, NATO2, NATO 3, NATO4, NATO5, and NATO6 Classes, or Immediate Family
O1 Alien with Extraordinary Ability in Sciences, Arts, Education, Business or Athletics
O2 Alien Accompanying and Assisting in the Artistic or Athletic Performance by O1
O3 Spouse or Child of O1 or O2
P1 Internationally Recognized Athlete or Member of Internationally Recognized Entertainment Group
P2 Artist or Entertainer in a Reciprocal Exchange Program
P3 Artist or Entertainer in a Culturally Unique Program
P4 Spouse or Child of P1, P2, or P3
Q1 Participant in an International Cultural Exchange Program
R1 Alien in a Religious Occupation
R2 Spouse or Child of R1
S5 Certain Aliens Supplying Critical Information Relating to a Criminal Organization or Enterprise
S6 Certain Aliens Supplying Critical Information Relating to Terrorism
S7 Qualified Family Member of S5 or S6
T1 Victim of a severe form of trafficking in persons
T2 Spouse of T1
T3 Child of T1
T4 Parent of T1
T5 Unmarried Sibling under age 18 of T1
TN NAFTA Professional
TD Spouse or Child of NAFTA Professional
U1 Victim of criminal activity
U2 Spouse of U1
U3 Child of U1
U4 Parent of U1 under 21 years of age
U5 Unmarried Sibling under age 18 of U1 under 21 years of age
V1 Spouse of a Lawful Permanent Resident Alien Awaiting Availability of Immigrant Visa
V2 Child of a Lawful Permanent Resident Alien Awaiting Availability of Immigrant Visa
V3 Child of a V1 or V2

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