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US Visa Related Information

E-1 visas

Those desiring to visit the U.S. as resident employees or to engage in trade with the U.S. must obtain E1 visas. This page describes various types of these visas. We will explain in detail about the E1 visa and other visas that are necessary for staying in the United States.

E-1 visas

How ESTA differs from a visa

Even for a short stay in the US, if the person is planning to engage related to the management of business involving income or activities he/she receives remuneration would be required to apply for visa, not ESTA. Please check the differences of ESTA and Visa.

How ESTA differs from a visa

Visas

Passport is to verify owner’s nationality and identify, and visa is an entry permit for the person authorizing to enter the destination country.

Visas

The latest information on U.S. J-1 visas

J1-visa acquisition method and details will be explained for those who wish to live and work, or work as an intern in the US.

The latest information on U.S. J-1 visas

B1/B2 visas

These are the most common visas issued by the U.S., useful for a broad range of purposes. B1 visas are intended for short-term business travel, while B2 visas are intended mainly for sightseeing.

B1/B2 visas

Applying for a U.S. visa

If you plan to visit the U.S. for a period or purposes beyond the requirements for ESTA, you must first obtain an immigrant or nonimmigrant visa for permanent or temporary residence status.

Applying for a U.S. visa

DS160 form: Sample

Use the DS160 visa application system if you want to stay in the U.S., including the continental U.S., Hawaii, Guam, and Saipan, on a long-term basis for purposes such as studying abroad or employment.

Sample completed DS160 form

UPDATE: 2020/9/8