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What Kind of Documents Do I Need to Prepare to Apply for the L1A Visa?

Hi William,

As a manager in a multinational company, I need to apply for a L1A visa to open a new office in United States. What kind of evidence or documents do I need to prepare to apply for the L1A visa?


For a manager or executive to come to United States to open a new office, you should provide the following evidence:

1) sufficient real estate space has been secured to operate a new office;

2) you have been employed for one continuous year in the three year period preceding the filing of the L1 visa petition in an executive or managerial capacity, and the proposed employment involves executive or managerial authority over the new operation;

3) the intended United States operation will support an executive or managerial position.

You may also provide the following information regarding: a) the proposed nature of the office describing the scope of the entity, its organizational structure, and its financial goals; b) the size of the United States investment; c) the financial ability of the foreign entity to remunerate the beneficiary and to commence doing business in the United States; d) and the organizational structure of the foreign entity.

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