The L Visas USA (L-1A and L-1B) are for temporary intracompany transferees who work in managerial positions or have specialized knowledge or skill.
The L visas are applicable for temporary workers in the United States.
The L1A visas are for managers and executives.
The L1B visas are for professionals with specialized knowledge.Source: U.S. Department of State
Employees eligible for L1A visa:
Employees eligible for the L1B visa:
How to apply for L Visas?
The process for getting an L-1 visa is comparatively simple compared to other visas:
From the Foreign Company:
From the U.S. Company:
From the Foreign National:
If you want to get a visa extension or renewal, the procedure shares many steps with the process related to the original visa application. Your employer will need to file a new petition for you prior to the termination of the I-94 departure date.Source: U.S. Department of State