The application process of L-1 visa

  • STEP 1: Preliminary assessment
    Potential clients will receive the result in one business day.
  • STEP 2: Sign the agreement and prepare the materials.
    Time for preparation: 15 days to 3 months.
    Note: Please see Document list of L-1A
    1) If a client wants to set up a new company in the United States, he or she should register the company under the guidance of a lawyer, make a business plan, apply for a company’s bank account, rent office space, apply for a business license, etc.
    2) If an existing company is purchased directly, the client needs to determine target  company under the guidance of a lawyer.
  • STEP 3: Submit all the materials to USCIS.
    Option 1: Choose premium processing
    You will get the application result within 15 days.
    Option 2: Choose ordinary processing
    You will get the application result within 2 to 4 months.
  • STEP 4:
    Situation 1: I-129 is approved by USCIS.
    Situation 2: I-129 is denied by USCIS.
    Situation 3: Request for Evidence. The response must be received by USCIS within 89 days.
  • STEP 5:
    Outside the United States, the clients should complete DS-160, schedule an interview, prepare required documentation, attend the visa interview.
    If the beneficiary has legal status in the United States, she/he can change his/her status to O-1 in the United States.