E3 Visa to Live and Work in the USA

E3 Visa is for Australian Nationals. The E3 Visa will help Australian professionals capitalize on the opportunities offered under the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA), Qualified Australians wishing to live and work in the USA are in a privileged position. E3 is a dedicated visa that allows spouses of E3 Visa holders to work in the US. The E3 visa is a temporary, 2-year visa that allows holders to apply for extensions.

Requirements to qualify for an E3 Visa Applicants must demonstrate the following:

  • He or she must have a legitimate offer of employment in the US.
  • The position he or she is coming to fill qualifies as specialty occupation employment.
  • He or she is an Australian citizen (spouse and children need not be Australian citizens).
  • He or she has the necessary academic or other qualifying credentials.
  • His or her stay will be temporary, and If required before the alien may commence employment in the specialty occupation, he or she has the necessary license or other official permission to practice in the specialty occupation.