O-1A status is for individuals with extraordinary ability in the sciences, education, business, or athletics. This means a “level of expertise indicating that the person is one of a small percentage who has risen to the very top of the field of endeavor.” Read More
O-1B status is for individuals with an extraordinary ability in the arts. Extraordinary ability in the arts means “distinction,” which is “a high level of achievement in the field of the arts evidenced by a degree of skill and recognition.” O-1B status is also available for individuals with extraordinary achievement in movies or TV. Read More
O-2 status is for individuals who will accompany an O-1B artist or an O-1A athlete. They must assist the principal in a specific event or performance. Read More
O-3 status is for individuals who are the spouse and dependent children of O-1 and O-2 visa holders. Read More
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Please see our specific pages for each type of O Visa or nonimmigrant status to learn more about the requirements, steps, forms, filing fees, processing times, and other relevant details.