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Foreign Government Officials

A-1

Ambassador, public minister, career, diplomatic or consular officer, and members of immediate family.

A-2

Other foreign government official or employee, and members of immediate family.

A-3

Attendant, servant, or personal employee of A-1 and A-2, and members of immediate family.

Visitors

B-1

Temporary visitor for business

B-2

Temporary visitor for pleasure

B-1/B-2 VWP

Visa Waiver Program

Aliens in Transit

C-1

Alien in transit directly through U.S.

C-1D

Combined transit and crewman visa

C-2

Alien in transit to UN headquarters district under Section 11.(3), (4), or (5) of the Headquarters Agreement

C-3

Foreign government official, members of immediate family, attendant, servant, or personal employee, in transit

C-4

Transit without Visa, see TWOV

Crewmen

D-1

Crewmember departing on same vessel of arrival

D-2

Crewmember departing by means other than vessel of arrival

Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors

E-1

Treaty Trader, spouse and children

E-2

Treaty Investor, spouse and children

Academic Students

F-1

Academic Student

F-2

Spouse or child of F-1

Foreign Government Officials to International Organizations

G-1

Principal resident representative of recognized foreign member government to international organization, and members of immediate family.

G-2

Other representative of recognized foreign member government to international organization, and members of immediate family.

G-3

Representative of non-recognized or nonmember government to international organization, and members of immediate family

G-4

International organization officer or employee, and members of immediate family

G-5

Attendant, servant, or personal employee of G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, or members of immediate family

Temporary Workers

H-1B

Specialty Occupations, DOD workers, fashion models

H-1C

Nurses going to work for up to three years in health professional shortage areas

H-2A

Temporary Agricultural Worker

H-2B

Temporary worker: skilled and unskilled

H-3

Trainee

H-4

Spouse or child of H-1, H-2, H-3

Foreign Media Representatives

I

Visas for foreign media representatives

Exchange Visitors

J-1

Visas for exchange visitors

J-2

Spouse or child of J-1

Fiance(e) of US Citizen

K-1

Fiance(e)

K-2

Minor child of K-1

K-3

Spouse of a U.S. Citizen (LIFE Act)

K-4

Child of K-3 (LIFE Act)

Intracompany Transferee

L-1A

Executive, managerial

L-1B

Specialized knowledge

L-2

Spouse or child of L-1

Vocational and Language Students

M-1

Vocational student or other nonacademic student

M-2

Spouse or child of M-1

N-8

Parent of alien classified SK-3 "Special Immigrant"

N-9

Child of N-8, SK-1, SK-2, or SK-4 "Special Immmigrant"

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NATO-1

Principal Permanent Representative of Member State to NATO and resident members of official staff or immediate family

NATO-2

Other representatives of member State; Dependents of Member of a Force entering in accordance with the provisions of NATO Status-of-Forces agreement; Members of such a Force if issued visas

NATO-3

Official clerical staff accompanying Representative of Member State to NATO or immediate family

NATO-4

Official of NATO other than those qualified as NATO-1 and immediate family

NATO-5

Expert other than NATO officials qualified under NATO-4, employed on behalf of NATO and immediate family

NATO-6

Member of civilian component who is either accompanying a Force entering in accordance with the provisions of the NATO Status-of-Forces agreement; attached to an Allied headquarters under the protocol on the Status of International Military headquarters set up pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty; and their dependents

NATO-7

Servant or personal employee of NATO-1, NATO-2, NATO-3, NATO-4, NATO-5, NATO-6, or immediate family

Workers with Extraordinary Abilities

O-1

Extraordinary ability in Sciences, Arts, Education, Business, or Athletics

O-2

Alien's (support) accompanying O-1

O-3

Spouse or child of O-1 or O-2

Athletes and Entertainers

P-1

Individual or team athletes

P-1

Entertainment groups

P-2

Artists and entertainers in reciprocal Exchange programs

P-3

Artists and entertainers in culturally unique programs

P-4

Spouse or child of P-1, 2, or 3

International Cultural Exchange Visitors

Q-1

International cultural exchange visitors

Q-2

Irish Peace Process Cultural and Training Program (Walsh Visas)

Q-3

Spouse or child of Q-2

Religious Workers

R-1

Religious workers

R-2

Spouse or child of R-1

Witness or Informant

S-5

Informant of criminal organization information

S-6

Informant of terrorism information

T

Victims of a Severe Form of Trafficking in Persons

T-1

Victim of a severe form of trafficking in persons

T-2

Spouse of a victim of a severe form of trafficking in persons

T-3

Child of victim of a severe form of trafficking in persons

T-4

Parent of victim of a severe form of trafficking in persons (if T-1 victim is under 21 years of age)

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

TN

Trade visas for Canadians and Mexicans

TD

Spouse or child accompanying TN-

Transit Without Visa

TWOV

Passenger

TWOV

Crew

Victims of Certain Crimes

U

Victims of Certain Crimes

U-1

Victim of Certain Criminal Activity

U-2

Spouse of U-1

U-3

Child of U-1

U-4

Parent of U-1, if U-1 is under 21 years of age

Certain Second Preference Beneficiaries

V-1

Spouse of an LPR who is the principal beneficiary of a family-based petition (Form I-130) which was filed prior to December 21, 2000, and has been pending for at least three years

V-2

Child of an LPR who is the principal beneficiary of a family-based visa petition (Form I-130) that was filed prior to December 21, 2000, and has been pending for at least three years.

V-3

The derivative child of a V-1 or V-2

Humanitarian Parole

Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

TPS

Temporary Protected Status