Achieve Extraordinary Heights with O-1 Extraordinary Ability Temporary Work Visas

Unlock unparalleled opportunities in the United States with the O-1 Extraordinary Ability visa. Whether you’re an independent contractor, self-employed, or working for multiple employers, this visa category offers a pathway for individuals with exceptional talents to pursue temporary work opportunities. Discover how you can secure your O-1 visa with a qualified petitioner, and explore the extraordinary criteria that set this visa apart.

Who Qualifies for O-1 Extraordinary Ability?

To be eligible for an O-1 visa, the petitioner must establish that the beneficiary:

  1. Extraordinary Ability:
    Demonstrates extraordinary ability in the sciences, education, business, athletics, or arts (O-1B) through sustained national or international acclaim.
  1. Achievements Recognized in the Field:
    Showcases achievements acknowledged in the field with extensive documentation.
  1. Continuing Work in Extraordinary Ability Area:
    Intends to continue work in the area of extraordinary ability, without a requirement for specific duties necessitating such extraordinary skills.

O-1A vs. O-1B Criteria

O-1A (Sciences, Education, Business, Athletics)

Internationally Recognized Award or Three of the Following:

  • Prizes or awards for excellence.
  • Membership in distinguished associations.
  • Published material in professional or major trade publications.
  • Participation as a judge in the field.
  • Original contributions of major significance.
  • Authorship of scholarly articles.
  • Display of work in exhibitions or showcases.
  • Leading or critical role in distinguished organizations.
  • High salary or remuneration compared to peers.
  • Commercial successes in the performing arts.

O-1B (Arts)

Significant Award or Three of the Following:

  • Performance as a lead or starring participant.
  • National or international recognition for achievements.
  • Leading, starring, or critical role for renowned organizations.
  • Record of major commercial or critically acclaimed successes.
  • Recognition from organizations, critics, or government agencies.
  • High salary or substantial remuneration.

Begin Your Extraordinary Journey

Ready to explore the extraordinary opportunities that the O-1 Extraordinary Ability visa brings? Contact us today to assess your eligibility, find a qualified petitioner, and embark on a temporary work experience that aligns with your exceptional abilities. Your extraordinary journey begins here!