An individual with extraordinary abilities in science, art, business, education, sports or someone who has achievements in movies or television are eligible for an O-1 visa. The O-1 visa is divided into two categories O-1A and O-1B. Under the O-1 visa non immigrants are allowed to bring support staff under O-2 visa and their spouse and children under O-3 visas.
O-1A Visa :
Are individuals in the sciences, education, business or athletes.
Are for those individuals that are in the arts or movies.
- Proof of nationally or international recognized prizes or awards.
- Material published in major trade publications, news papers or other media outlets.
- Evidence of high salary for services.