Types of Visas

A-1: Public minister, ambassador, career, diplomatic or consular officer, and members of immediate family.

A-2: Foreign government officials or employees, and members of family.

A-3: Personal employee of A-2 and A-1, and members family.

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B-1: Business visa for temporary visitors

B-2: Temporary visitor visa for pleasure

C-1: Alien in transit directly through United States

C-1D: Crewman visa and combined transit

C-2: Alien in transit to UN headquarters district under Section 11.(3), (4), or (5) of the Headquarters Agreement

C-3: Foreign government official in transit such as members of immediate family, servant, or personal employee.

C-4: No visa transit

D-1: Crewmember leaving on same ship of arrival

D-2: Crewmember leaving by means other than boat or ship of arrival

E-1: Treaty Trader for spouse and children

E-2: Treaty Investor for spouse and children

F-1: Academic education student

F-2: Child or spouse of F-1

G-1: Members of government to international organization principal resident representative of foreign government and members of family

G-2: Other representative of recognized resident representative of foreign government and members of family

G-3: Representative of non-recognized government to international organization, and members of family

G-4: International organization employee or officer and members of immediate family

G-5: servant, attendant, or personal employee of G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, or members of immediate family

H-1B: Specialty Occupations

H-1C: Health care shortage areas for Nurses going to work for up to three years

H-2A: Agricultural Temporary Worker

H-2B: Skilled and unskilled temporary worker

H-3: Trainee

H-4: Child or spouse of H-1, H-2, H-3

I: Foreign media representative’s visas

J-1: Exchange visitors visas

J-2: Spouse or child of J-1

K-1: Fiance(e)

K-2: Minor child of K-1

K-3: Spouse of a United States Citizen (LIFE Act)

K-4: Child of K-3 (LIFE Act)

L-1A: Managerial or Executive

L-1B: Specialized field or knowledge

L-2: Spouse or child of L-1

M-1: Other nonacademic student or vocational student

M-2: Child or spouse of M-1

N-8: "Special Immigrant” Parent of alien classified SK-3

N-9: "Special Immigrant" Child of N-8, SK-1, SK-2, or SK-4

NATO-1: Resident members of official staff and/or principal permanent representative of member state to NATO and immediate family

NATO-2: Dependents of Member of a Force entering in accordance with the provisions of NATO Status-of-Forces

NATO-3: Official clerical staff accompanying Representative of Member State to NATO

NATO-4: Official of NATO qualified as NATO-1 and immediate family members

NATO-5: Expert other than NATO officials under NATO-4, employed by NATO and immediate family members

NATO-6: Member of civilian component who is either accompanying a Force entering in accordance with the provisions of the NATO Status-of-Forces agreement; attached to 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: Personal employee or servant of NATO-1, NATO-2, NATO-3, NATO-4, NATO-5, NATO-6, or immediate family members

O-1: Extraordinary ability in Education, Sciences, Arts, Athletics or Business

O-2: Alien's (support) accompanying O-1

O-3: Child or spouse of O-1 or O-2

P-1: Entertainment groups

P-2: Reciprocal exchange programs for Artists and entertainers

P-3: Culturally unique programs visa for artists and entertainers

P-4: Child or spouse of P-1, 2, or 3

Q-1: International cultural exchange visitors

Q-2: Walsh Visas - Irish Peace Process Cultural & Training Program

Q-3: Child or spouse of Q-2

R-1: Workers in religion

R-2: Child or spouse of R-1

S-5: Criminal organization Informant protection

S-6: Informant of terrorism information

T: Trafficking in Persons Victims

T-1: Victim of trafficking in persons

T-2: Spouse of a victim of trafficking in persons

T-3: Child of victim of trafficking in persons

T-4: Parent of victim of trafficking in persons

TN: Trade visas for Mexicans and Canadians

TD: Child or spouse accompanying TN-

TWOV: Passenger

U: Certain crimes victims

U-1: Certain Criminal Activity Victim

U-2: Spouse of U-1

U-3: Child of U-1

U-4: Parent of U-1, if U-1 is under 21 years of age

V-1: Spouse of an LPR who is the principal beneficiary of a family-based
petition (Form I-130) which was filed prior to December 21, 2000, and
has been pending for at least three years

V-2: Child of an LPR who is the principal beneficiary of a family-based
visa petition

V-3: The child of a V-1 or V-2

TPS: Temporary Protected Status

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