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What is a B-1 Business Visa?
The type of visa recommended for non–immigrant business visitors is called or known as a B-1. This is just a temporary visa which is used for a short period for business trips to the U.S. People that visit the US with this type of visa cannot perform any duty and would not be able to do any job activities instead they can only be able to do certain business like negotiating business contracts.
Who needs to use a B-1 Business Visa?
Those who are business inclined that wish to come to the United States to carry out their business are compelled to use this visa. More also those coming for tourism are expected to apply for B-1/B-2 tourist visa respectively.
Citizens of the countries who participated in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) are not to enroll for a B-1 visa to take a business trip to go to the United State.
List of Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Countries.
List of Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Countries
What are the benefits of a B-1 Business Visa?
One is entitled to travel anywhere in the United States after you have entered.
For sightseeing, you will have to get an optional B-2 tourist visa.
When applying one needs to have stayed up to six months.
Use Form 1-539 to extend visa, Application to Extend/Change Non-immigrant visa.
Enable a stay of about six months on first application.
The chance to extend your visa with Form 1-539-Application to Extend/Change Non-immigrant visa.
Some countries permit for re-entry forms of visas, which would give the tourists opportunity to enter for as long as six months at a time or multiple times in several years.
What is included in this Application Guide?
The B-1 Business Visa application guide will include
Instructions on how you can apply for a B-1 non-immigrant business visitor visa