Quick OverviewL-1 Intracompany Transfer Work Visas are available to employees of an international company with offices in both a home country and the United States, or which intend to open a new office in the United States while maintaining their home country interests. The visa allows such foreign workers to relocate to the corporation's U.S. office after having worked abroad for the company for at least one year prior to being granted L-1 status. The U.S. office must be a parent company, child company, or sister company to the foreign company. Accompanying children and spouses of L-1 Visa holders may also come to the U.S. and may be issued L-2 Visas.
- Overview of Contents
- Overview of the L-1 Intracompany Transfer Work Visa
- L-1 Intracompany Transfer Work Visa Eligibility Information
- Application Procedures for the USCIS Petition
- L-1 Visa Privileges and Limitations
- L-1 Visa Extension Information
- Photo Requirements
- Information on Visa Filing Fees
- Obtaining L-2 Visas for Accompanying Relatives
- Applying at a U.S. Consulate
- How to Changing Your Status if you are in the U.S.
- Learn how to prepare yourself for the Visa Interview
- Learn what to do if your application is denied
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- List of USCIS Offices in the United States
- List of U.S. Embassies and Consulates abroad
- All required immigration forms are included
The L-1 Intracompany Transfer Work Visa is a 2-step process. First a petition needs to be submitted to the USCIS. Once the petition is approved, the applicant can apply for the L-1 visa at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate. The process of completing and submitting a request for an L-1 Intracompany Transfer Visa can be both confusing and expensive. It is recommended to review the The L-1 Intracompany Transfer Work Visa before submitting the application.