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Nonimmigrant Visa Categories
 
Visa Category Description
A-1/A-2 Visa  Diplomats & Foreign Government Officials & dependents
A-3 Visa Domestic Employee of a A-1/A-2 Visa holder
B-1 Visa Business visitors, Domestic Employees
B-2 Visa Holiday, tourism, medical treatment 
C-1 Visa Transiting the United States
C-1/D Visa Crewmembers working on air or sea carriers
E-1/E-2 Visa Treaty Trader/Investor & dependents
E-3 Visa Australian professional speciality & dependents
F-1/M-1 Visa Students: academic & vocational  & dependents
G-1/G-4 Visa Employees of an International Organization & dependents
G-5 Visa Domestic Employee of a G-1/G-4 visa
H-1/H-3 Visa Employment based visas including the H-3 trainee visa & dependents
L-1 Visa Intra-company transferees & dependents
I Visa Journalists & Members of the Media & dependents
J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor, Academics, Interns & dependents
NATO -1/6 Visa Foreign Military Personnel stationed in the U.S. 
NATO-7 Visa Domestic Employee of NATO-1/6 visa holder & dependents
O-1/2 or P-1/3 Visa Persons with extraordinary ability in Sciences, Arts, Education, Business or Athletics  & dependents 
Q-1 Visa International Cultural Exchange
R-1 Visa Religious Worker  & dependents

Additonal information is available from the Department of State website.  

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