L1 Visa - US Intra Company Transferee Visa
The L-1 Visa is a US temporary work visa that allows you to transfer from a company in your foreign country into its US branch, subsidiary, affiliate, or parent company. You will have to take an executive or managerial position which requires specialized knowledge to get the L-1 visa. It is also known as the Intra Company Transferee visa.
The L-1 visa is not specifically made for one type of company or specific countries. All companies, from huge corporations, medium sized companies, and small start-ups are eligible to transfer their employees to the US as long as they have a company related to them there.
Intra-company Transfer Visas:
- An applicant may obtain an L-1 Intra-company Transfer visa to work at a branch, parent, affiliate, or subsidiary of his or her current employer in a managerial or executive capacity, or in a position requiring specialized knowledge. Individual must have been employed by the same employer abroad continuously for a minimum of one year within three years preceding the application.