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USA. O-1 visa

program for foreigners with outstanding abilities
The difficulty
Very difficult
from $5,000 to $ 7,000
Special feature
You definitely need a migration lawyer

Summary of the USA O-1 visa program

A program for people with outstanding abilities and international achievements to move to work in the USA.

Who is eligible for the USA O-1 visa

  • Foreigners with outstanding abilities and talents of national or international level, achieved in scientific, educational or professional activities and coming to work in the USA in the fields of
  • art,
  • business,
  • sports.

USA O-1 visa requirements

  • Valid international passport;
  • Official invitation from an employer from the USA;
  • A copy of the employment contract with the employer;
  • Payment of the visa fee.
  • The applicant must meet at least three criteria:
  • To have national or international awards and prizes (for IT specialists - a popular application in Google Play or App Store);
  • Availability of expert publications in professional publications, major media, professional forums or blogs where the applicant is an authoritative participant;
  • Membership in serious professional organizations;
  • Personal contribution to a scientific, creative or business project, documented;
  • Scientific and research articles, books and works of the applicant;
  • Membership in the jury or expert communities engaged in the evaluation of specialists in your professional field;
  • Documentary evidence of a high salary for work done that requires high qualifications, skills or unique knowledge;
  • Proof of work in a large company in a high position requiring high professionalism.
Costs associated with a USA O-1 visa
  • Application fee - $460
  • Registration fee - $190
  • ​​The cost of work of emigration lawyers is from $5,000 to $7,000
  • It is possible to speed up the processing of a visa application from 6 months to 15 days through USCIS for $1.440
Terms of obtaining a USA O-1 visa
  • From 5 to 12 months
  • The duration of the visa is set for the duration of the employment contract, but not more than three years.
  • Visa extension under this program is possible an unlimited number of times.

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