This article was designed as a brief overview of the H1-B visa, touching on both eligibility and health insurance requirements.
The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa issued to individuals working in specialty occupations that require technical or theoretical expertise. The application itself is submitted by an employer and, to qualify, candidates must have at least a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, depending on their field of work. H-1B visas are granted for a period of three years and can be extended for an additional three years for special circumstances.
Typical occupations for H-1B Visa holders:
To be considered eligible for an H-1B visa you must meet the following requirements: