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There are several types of US visas, each with specific requirements and purposes. Here are some of the most common types:

  1. B-1/B-2 Visitor Visa: This type of visa is for individuals who wish to visit the United States temporarily for business (B-1) or pleasure (B-2). For detailed requirements, procedures and guide on getting this visa, click here.
  2. F-1 Student Visa: This visa is for individuals who wish to pursue academic studies or language training programs in the United States. For detailed requirements, procedures and guide on getting this visa, click here.
  3. J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa: This visa is for individuals who wish to participate in exchange programs, such as educational or cultural exchange programs.
  4. H-1B Work Visa: This visa is for individuals who have specialized skills or knowledge and wish to work in the United States.
  5. L-1 Intra-Company Transfer Visa: This visa is for individuals who are employees of multinational companies and wish to transfer to a US branch of the company.
  6. O-1 Visa for Extraordinary Ability: This visa is for individuals who have extraordinary abilities in the arts, sciences, education, business, or athletics.
  7. TN Visa: This visa is for citizens of Canada or Mexico who wish to work in the United States under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

These are just a few examples of the types of US visas available. The specific requirements and application procedures vary depending on the type of visa. Check links for details.

Nystrom Pernilla
Nystrom Pernilla
Pernilla is a certified Educational and Travel Advisor with over 20 years experience and providing his services in 36 countries across 5 continents.

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