Applying For US L1 Visa From Canada
If you are currently residing in Canada and wish to apply for an L1 visa,
you will need to follow the application process outlined by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
The L1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa that allows multinational companies to transfer employees from a foreign office to a U.S. office.
To be eligible for an L1 visa, you must have worked for the foreign company for at least one continuous year
within the last three years in a managerial, executive, or specialized knowledge capacity.
Here are the general steps you should follow to apply for an L1 visa from Canada:
Complete Form I-129
You will need to fill out and submit Form I-129, which is the petition for a nonimmigrant worker
The form must be submitted by your U.S. employer on your behalf.
Gather supporting documents
You will need to provide supporting documentation to demonstrate your eligibility for the L1 visa
This may include evidence of your employment history, educational qualifications, and job duties.
Pay the application fee
You will need to pay the appropriate application fee for the L1 visa.
The fee can vary depending on the type of L1 visa you are applying for and your specific circumstances.
Attend an interview
You may be required to attend an interview with a consular officer at the U.S. embassy or consulate in Canada.
Wait for a decision
After your application is processed, you will be notified of the decision.
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