Apply for a B-1 Business Visa

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B-1 Business Visa

What is a B-1 Business Visa?

A B-1 visa is a type of non-immigrant visa for business visitors. What this means is that it is a temporary visa used for short business trips to the U.S.

People who visit the United States on this visa cannot engage in strictly work activities, but they can address certain business concerns such as negotiating business contracts.

Who needs to use a B-1 Business Visa?

If you are a businessperson who wishes to travel to the US temporarily for conducting minor business related matters (such as business contracts or negotiations), you should use a B-1 Business Visa. It is a non-immigration visa, which means you may not strictly engage in work activities. Residents of countries that participate in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) can make a business trip to the US without applying for the B-1 Visa.

These countries include:


  • Andorra
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brunei
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom


What is included in this Application Guide?

The first step to applying for your B-1 Business Visa is getting a copy of the application guide. The guide includes instructions on how to apply for the B-1 non-immigration Business Visitor Visa, as well as tips and guidance for submitting a proper visa photo and passing the visa interview. It also includes sample evidence letters as a helpful reference.

What are the benefits of a B-1 Business Visa?

There are a number of benefits to the B-1 Business Visa. It allows you travel anywhere within the United States upon entry for up to six months on your first application. You also have the option of applying for the B-2 travel visa for tourist purposes. Some countries allow re-entry visas which give tourists the chance to return to the United States over the course of several years, for up to six months at a time. Plus, you can always extend your visit with the I-539 Form.

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