O1, O2, and O3 visas are issued to a talented person or primary contributor in a specific field, their assistants, and their family members respectively. They all are also called O type visas that are nonimmigrant temporary worker visas. Keep reading below to know about each type in detail with the requirements.
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An O1 visa is issued to those who are blessed with extraordinary talent in the field of arts, sciences, business, education, athletics, or who have set an extraordinary achievement record in the motion pictures or television industry and are well-known for such achievements in their home country or across the world. This nonimmigrant visa is further divided into two categories:
O1 A visa: An O1 A visa is made for individuals having an extraordinary ability in education, business, sciences, athletics. It doesn’t include arts, motion pictures or television industry.
O1 B visa: An O1 B visa is for a talented individual having extraordinary ability in arts or an extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry.
A list of all O1 visa requirements is given below. A candidate has to satisfy at least three of the following conditions to qualify for this visa:
The purpose of an O2 visa is to allow those individuals who will join an O1 visa holder to the USA for providing their assistance in the OI visa applicant’s work. It doesn’t matter whether that work is an event, a play, a movie, or exhibit. The role of the O2 visa applicant must a key role in that work.
A Candidate has to satisfy O2 visa requirements by proving one of the following:
More importantly, the petition for an O2 visa is tied to the O1 visa holder whom you will keep the company. This visa is not for friends or family of the individual with an O1 visa. And, it is not for any person who is working in that field of art, science, education, or business.
An O3 visa falls in the category of a nonimmigrant visa. It makes possible for the spouse or children (below 21) of an O1 visa applicant and O2 visa candidate to be admitted to the USA and live with their family members.
An individual has to all the O3 visa requirements listed below:
Apart from the requirements mentioned below, there are not any other particular conditions that an O3 visa applicant has to satisfy. The main condition is that the applicant has to prove that they are either the spouse or unmarried child of the primary visa holder.
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