L1 Visa is designed to facilitate the transfer of managers, executives, and employees of a company from the country to the American-based office of the company. It allows an intra-company transfer. Meanwhile, the employee that can benefit from the provisions of L1 Visa must be a key staff with the specialist skill set or knowledge that can contribute to the growth of the company in question.
L1 Visa is a temporary visa granted on the presumption that the visa applicant did not intend to immigrate to the U.S. before getting the visa. It is to ascertain and establish that the purpose of immigrating to the U.S. is solely to continue working with the same employer, either a parent, subsidiary, branch, or affiliate.
Some of the qualification for L1 Visa
Who Can Apply for L1 Visa?
Here are the classes of persons that can apply for L1 Visa:
Categories of Employers that May be Sponsored for L1 Visa
For more information about the subclasses of L1 Visa (L1A and L1B Visas), read their requirements