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Specialty Occupation Visa (H1B)

US Specialty Occupation Visa

Free information guide & application form for Specialty Occupation Visa (H1B)





Every year the USA welcomes thousands of people under the Temporary Worker Visa Program. This free Application Pack is intended as a guide to entering the US on a Temporary Work Visa. It contains free US government forms and advice on how to apply for a US visa.

There are various categories of nonimmigrant visas for a person who wishes to work temporarily in the United States. They are based on the US immigration laws, namely the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).


Under INA, if you want to work in the U.S. temporarily, you need a specific visa based on the purpose of your travel and type of work you will be doing.

The basic requirement before you come to the United States lawfully as a nonimmigrant to work temporarily in the United States is for your prospective employer to file a nonimmigrant petition on your behalf with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service’s (USCIS).

H-1B Persons in Specialty Occupation. This is the most popular type of temporary work visa in the US. It requires that you have theoretical and practical knowledge in your profession you have acquired after you have completed some higher education. The maximum number of H1B visas issued per year is 65,000. This category also includes fashion models and Government-to-Government research and development, or co-production projects administered by the Department of Defense. The limit on these last three categories id 100 per year.




The US Department of State (DOS) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has strict rules about who it lets in to study in the US. It is vital that all prospective applicants apply for a visa in the correct category using the correct application forms. Failure to submit the form correctly and accurately can result in delays and sometimes denial. Failure to submit the correct supporting documents or to lie in your application can lead to a denial and in many cases you will not be allowed to apply for a US Visa for a period of ten years.

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By clicking the download link you are downloading a free USA Visa Application Pack from IPVS.

USA Immigration Passport & Visa is not a government agency and is not involved in the processing of your US visa. Each US Visa Application Pack is free of charge. IPVS is not accountable for any information given in the application pack, nor are we liable for any omissions or errors. I understand that USA Immigration Passport Visa Service (IPVS) is not a government agency, and that this application pack was designed as an information guide by an independent organization, not by the US government.