L Visa

​跨国公司经理/特殊技能人员签证

The L-1 visa is a temporary non-immigrant visa which allows companies to relocate foreign qualified employees to its U.S. subsidiary or parent company. The qualified employee must have worked for a subsidiary, parent, affiliate or branch office of the company for at least one year out of the last three years. The U.S. company must be a parent company, child company, or sister company to the foreign company. The L-1 visa may also include non-profit, religious, or charitable organizations.

 

L-1 visa applicants generally are granted for a three period, however, in case the U.S. subsidiary or parent company are newly incorporated company without much of business operation, L-1 visa applicants are initially granted on a one year base, and aliens are allowed to extend the period of stay by sending formal petition to the U.S. Immigration Services.

 

Types of L visa: 

 

  • L-1A visas – Intracompany Transferee Executive or Manager

 

  • L-1B visas – Intracompany Transferee Specialized Knowledge

 

*Document Check List: 

 

From U.S. subsidiary or parent company: 

  • U.S. company state incorporation documents

  • Employment Identification Number (EIN)

  • Stock certificates

  • Lease of business premises

  • Pictures of the main office

  • U.S. company's bank statements

  • Accounting reports

  • Corporate income tax return

  • Business brochures 

  • All contracts and invoices with third parties

  • Company letterhead

  • Company's business plan

 

From the Foreign subsidiary or parent company:

  • Business registration documents and license

  • Article of incorporation

  • Income tax records for the past three years

  • Accounting records

  • Company's structure information or organizational chart

  • Business brochures or products information

  • Commercial transaction records

  • Bank statements

  • Company letterhead

  • Pictures of company’s main premise

 

From the alien applicant:

  • Resume

  • Diploma/Degree

  • Employment contract or evidence of employment

  • Board resolution or appointment documents evidencing the transfer

  • Other documents showing the transferee’s capability in the executive position

 

L-2 Visa 

 

The L-2 visa holders are generally the spouses or children of the L-1 visa holders. upon request from the U.S. consulate or immigration Service, the L-2 visa holder may be allowed to study in the U.S public school or legally work in the U.S.

L-1签证

 

L-1签证是美国非移民工作签证,它适用于在美国和其他国家和地区均设有商业机构的跨国公司。 L-1签证是给跨国公司在其他国家和地区的高级经理、行政主管、或拥有特殊知识的专业技术人员来美国分公司工作的签证。 L-1签证的持有人在提交L-1签证申请之前的三年内,必须在其作为申请人的跨国公司在其他国家和地区的分公司连续工作一年以上。

 

首次L-1签证申请的有效期最多3年,在到期后均可申请延期,延期的L-1签证有效期最多3年。当L-1身份的最长效期到期以后,L1签证的持有者必须离开美国至少一年之后才可以重新申请新的L签证。 另外对于新组建的美国分公司,L-1签证的有效期仅为一年,在到期后申请人需提出延期申请。 L-1签证的持有者可选择在签证有效期内将L-1签证转换成其他非移民签证, 例如学生签证。此外,  L-1签证的持有者的直系亲属可随同来美并进行工作或者学习。

 

L-1办理所需材料:

 

美国分公司需提供: 

  • U.S. company state incorporation documents

  • Employment Identification Number (EIN)

  • Stock certificates

  • Lease of business premises

  • Pictures of the main office

  • U.S. company's bank statements

  • Accounting reports

  • Corporate income tax return

  • Business brochures 

  • All contracts and invoices with third parties

  • Company letterhead

  • Company's business plan

 

美国境外分公司需提供

  • Business registration documents and license

  • Article of incorporation

  • Income tax records for the past three years

  • Accounting records

  • Company's structure information or organizational chart

  • Business brochures or products information

  • Commercial transaction records

  • Bank statements

  • Company letterhead

  • Pictures of company’s main premise

 

申请人需提供:

  • Resume

  • Diploma/Degree

  • Employment contract or evidence of employment

  • Board resolution or appointment documents evidencing the transfer

  • Other documents showing transferee’s capability in the executive position

 

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