Work Visa from Philippines to United States of America

Work Visa from Philippines to United States of America Description

  • This visa is for applicants who wish to take up any form of paid employment in the USA.
  • You are to specify in your contract how long you will be working in the US.
  • There are various types of work visa such as the H, I, L, O, and P visas.
  • The H-1 visa or temporary worker visa is the most important division of the H visas. 
  • The other categories of the H visa are H-2 (for seasonal workers), H-3 (for training) and H-4 (for spouse and children of H-1, H-2, and H-3 visa holders).
  • The L-1 visa (Intracompany transfers Visa) is of two types- the L-1A (Managers and Executives) and L-1B (Specialized Knowledge) visas.
  • The I visa (media and journalist visa) allows journalists and those who work in the information or media sector to enter into the United States for media-related jobs only.
  • The O/extraordinary abilities visa is for foreigners who have extraordinary abilities and high educational degrees.
  • The O-1 visa is of two types, O-1A (for extraordinary abilities in education, business, science, and athletics) and O-1B (for extraordinary abilities in film or television industry or in arts).
  • The P visa (visa for athletes) is meant for persons in sports, performances, entertainment, and culture who are visiting the United States for a performance.
  • There are four types of P visa which are P-1, P-2 visa, P-3 visa, and P-4 visa.
  • Non-Qatar citizens are to provide proof of their residence permit in Qatar.
  • Proof of paid visa application fees must be provided.
  • You are to provide an incentive that you will return to your country after your work with the exception of H-1B and L visa.
  • If you are applying for an L visa, you will need to have a filled I-129S form which should be taken along with you for your visa interview.
  • Visa interviews are generally required for applicants between the ages of 14 and 79 years but not for those younger or older than this range.
  • Spouses and children of various work visa categories can accompany work visa holders.
  • You are to provide a letter from your employer stating awareness of your leave.
  • This letter should also contain your job position and salary level.

Work Visa from Philippines to United States of America Requirements

  • A passport valid more than 6 months from your intended exit from the USA.
  • The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamp.
  • A well filled and signed visa application form.
  • Four passport-sized photographs with a white background.
  • Bank statement for the last three months.
  • Travel insurance valid throughout your entire stay in the USA with medical coverage.
  • Accommodation proof for the period of the applicant's stay.
  • A copy of the return flight ticket.
  • Travel itinerary.
Validity: 3 years
Processing Time: 5 - 15 days
Cost: Not available

1201 Roxas Boulevard P.O. Box 151


(+63) 2-301-2000

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