Which US work visa is right for me?

Work visas are special documents that are available for foreign nationals or Canadian citizens who wish to work in the United States. In order to work in the United States legally, you will need to obtain one. US Work Visa

However, there is not just one type of United States work visa. Each situation and type of job may have it’s own best-suited work visa, so you will need to understand which United States work visa is appropriate for you before you apply for one. The application process can be complicated.

Types of United States work visas

Most United States work visas require that you have a job offer in advance, although there are exceptions. For example, if you already work for a Canadian company but you are being transferred to a United States office, the L-1 work visa may be best for you. You may also obtain an E visa if you invest in the United States.

For those with job offers, there are TN visas, H1B work visas and other United States work visas available. However, not just any job type is suitable for these visas. Applicants for these types of work visas will generally need a job offer in a certain occupation that requires a high level of education, skill and experience.

Before you apply, make sure that you have expert assistance so that you do it right the first time!

Do you want to work in the United States? We have over 15 years of experience helping Canadian citizens and other foreign nationals obtain visas for the United States, and we can help you too. Please give us a call or e-mail us using the form on the right for an assessment of your case and for assistance with your application.

Michael Niren

About Michael Niren

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more

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