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If you are an Australian citizen who received a job offer from a U.S. employer, you can temporarily move to the U.S. for work.

What Is an E3 Visa?

Who Is Eligible for an E3 Visa?

Important E1 Visa Specifications

How to Apply for an E3 Visa?

Once you have the required documents in hand, you must head to the U.S. consulate in Australia or internationally. You can even choose to complete the process in the U.S., but in most cases, doing this in the U.S. makes the process take longer. In this case, you will need to apply with form I-129 and then take it from there. if you are applying for an E3 visa for the first time, it is highly recommended to do it from Australia.

How Much Does an E3 Visa Cost?

We charge $2,500. The embassy and other fees are around $400-1000

E3 Visa Processing Time

If you are renewing your E3 visa within the U.S. or transferring to an E3 visa from another visa status within the U.S., you will need to file form I-129 and assuming it gets approved, you will have the resultant form I-797 within the next 2-3 months. If you are applying for an E3 visa at a U.S. consulate, the entire processing time varies depending on the consulate you apply at. It might be immediate or it might be as long as two months to get a date for an interview.

Documents Required for an E3 Visa

Is the USCIS premium processing available for an E3 visa?
The option for premium processing for an E3 visa is not available currently.
How long does the validity of an E3 visa last?
The E3 visa is valid according to the validity period of the LCA. Additionally, it has a maximum validity of 24 months, after which the validity must be renewed.
How many times can an E3 visa be renewed?
You can renew the visa indefinitely. All you need to do is demonstrate the need to renew the visa while also showcasing that you don’t intend to settle in the U.S. permanently.
Can I change my status while in the U.S. on an E3 visa?
Yes, depending on certain events and circumstances, you can change your visa status from E3 to any other nonimmigrant status in the U.S.

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