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E-3, Visa for Australian Citizens

The E-3 classification applies only to nationals of Australia, who are coming to the United States solely to perform services in a specialty occupation. The specialty occupation requires theoretical and practical application of a body of knowledge in professional fields and at least the attainment of a bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, as a minimum for entry into the occupation in the United States.


Eligibility Criteria


To qualify for an E-3 visa, the Autralian citizen must:


  • Be a national of Australia

  • Have a legitimate offer of employment in the United States

  • Possess the necessary academic or other qualifying credentials

  • Will fill a position that qualifies as a specialty occupation


Family of E-3 Visa Holders, spouse and unmarried children under 21 years of age are entitled to the same E-3 classification. Spouse is entitled to work authorization, but not children. 







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