Common Visa Categories at Yale

For detailed information about any particular visa, click on the visa links in the left column.

Most Common Visas

 
Visa Category:   Commonly used by:
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f1  

Students enrolled in a degree program
(undergraduate and graduate)

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j1students  

Non-degree students and certain qualified degree-seeking students

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j1scholars  

Post-graduate and Post-doctorate fellows or associates, visiting fellows, research affiliates, and others 

Short-term visitors: Visits that are more than 9 days and less than 6 months 

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h1b  

Temporary hire for academic staff appointment such as professor, associate professor

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Other Visa Categories at Yale

 
Visa Category:   Commonly used by:
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J-1 Student Intern

 

Undergraduates enrolled in a Yale internship program 

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O-1

 

Temporary hire for academic staff appointment who can demonstrate exceptional ability in their field

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TN

 

Citizens of Canada and Mexico to work temporarily in the United States

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E-3

 

Australian citizens in a “specialty occupation.”

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B-1, B-2, WB & WT

 

Short-term visitor – less than 9 days; receiving honorarium and/or reimbursement of expenses

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B-1 or WB

 

Short-term visitor – more than 9 days REIMBURSEMENT ONLY

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