Having the opportunity to work temporarily in the US could be life-changing. Opportunities are largely available for you to work in the United States whether you are looking for professional work, skilled or unskilled work, or work as a performer or an athlete.
If you qualify for one of the temporary visas listed below, you can begin your application and be one step closer to entering the United States of America.
Click on the temporary visa option that interests you:
If you are a Mexican or Canadian citizen and have been given a job offer for temporary work in the US, the TN visa can help pave the way for you to work in America.
The L-1 visa is for foreign individuals, families, and business owners looking to enter the United States to work temporarily in a management or executive position, or as a person with specialized knowledge.
If you have specialized knowledge in a particular field and want to work in the US for an American company, you may be eligible for the L-1B visa.
The L-1A visa is for business owners, intra-company executives or managers to be transferred to the United States to work.
Are you someone who is involved in the exchange, purchase or sale of goods/services and merchandise? The E-1 work visa could help you live and work temporarily in the United States.
Prominent fashion models and US Department of Defense workers may qualify for the H-1B visa to work temporarily in the US. H-1B applies to individuals, family members, and businesses or business owners.
This temporary worker visa is for individuals, family members, and businesses or business owners. Are you a skilled or unskilled worker who wants to work in the United States temporarily in a non-agricultural position? You may qualify for the H-2B visa.
Do you want to spread the religious word and preach your beliefs in the United States? If you have found your calling in religious work and wish to pursue temporary work in the US, the R-1 temporary work visa may help.
If you are lucky enough to have been born with extraordinary ability in the arts, sport, business, education, or the sciences, you can consider applying for one of the visas in the O-1 visa program.
O-1A - Extraordinary Ability Worker Visa for Science, Education, Business, Athletics
Imagine being recognized for extraordinary ability and using this ability to work temporarily in the United States? You could fulfill your dream by applying for the O-1A visa. Family members and business owners may also be eligible for this visa.
O-1B - Extraordinary Ability in the Arts Worker Visa
If you have an extraordinary ability in the arts, in the motion picture or television industry, and want to work temporarily in the US, you are eligible to apply for the O-1B visa.
O-2 Visa - Personnel Accompanying O-1B Worker Visa Holders
The O-2 visa is for an individual to accompany the O-1 visa holder to a specific event or performance on a temporary basis in the US.
Under the P-1 category, if you are an individual athlete, part of a sports team or is a member of a group in the entertainment industry, you can find out more information on the P-1A and P-1B visas.
P-1A - Work Visa for Internationally Recognized Athlete and Sports Teams
Do you want to work temporarily in the US as an internationally recognized individual athlete or as a sports team? Have you been invited to attend an athletic competition on a one-time basis in the US? The P-1A visa might be your best option for working in the US temporarily.
P-1B - Work Visa for Members of Internationally Recognized Entertainment Groups
Are you born with exceptional talent? Or is an Internationally recognized member of an entertainment group? Find out more information on the temporary P-1B visa and if you are eligible.
P-2 - Work Visa for Performers or Groups Performing Under Reciprocal Exchange
Find out more about the P-2 visa if you are a performer in a group and you want to enter the US to perform as part of a reciprocal exchange program between the US and an organization in your country.