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Temporary Worker (Agriculture)
 

H2: Temporary Worker (Agriculture)

Applicants for this visa require:

  • Printout of DS-160 Confirmation Page with legible bar code
  • Valid Passport (at least 6 months)
  • Proof of legal status in Canada (original or certified copy)
  • Older passports containing previous visas
  • Documents substantiating previous legal status in U.S.
  • Reciprocity fee (if applicable)
  • Original or copy of Notice of Approval (Form I-797A or I-797B)
  • Current employment letter indicating the nature of work, duration and salary
  • Recent tax returns, W-2 forms, and paystubs/payslips
  • Copy of Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Form I-129), as completed by employer and filed with D.H.S.
  • Copy of approved LCA, if applicable
  • If previously under J-1 in U.S., applicant needs waiver of 2 year foreign residence rule.
  • Evidence of qualifications must original or certified copy. Consular officers in Canada may refuse to issue a visa to H-1B applicants if their education and /or work experience is solely or predominantly from a country other than the U.S. or Canada.
  • Consular officers in Canada may refuse to issue a visa to first-time H2 applicants if the applicant's education and/or work experience is solely or predominantly from a country other than the United States or Canada. In the absence of U.S. or Canadian education or work experience, we strongly encourage you to apply from your country of residence.

H2A: Temporary Agricultural Worker

Applicants for this visa require:

  • Printout of DS-160 Confirmation Page with legible bar code
  • Valid Passport (at least 6 months)
  • Proof of legal status in Canada (original or certified copy)
  • Older passports containing previous visas
  • Documents substantiating previous legal status in U.S.
  • Reciprocity fee (if applicable)
  • Original or copy of Notice of Approval (Form I-797A or I-797B)
  • Current employment letter indicating the nature of work, duration and salary.
  • Recent paystub/payslip.
  • Copy of Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Form I-129), as completed by employer and filed with D.H.S.
  • Copy of approved LCA, if applicable.
  • If previously under J-1 in U.S., applicant needs waiver of 2 year foreign residence rule.
  • Evidence of qualifications must original or certified copy. Consular officers in Canada may refuse to issue a visa to H-1B applicants if their education and /or work experience is solely or predominantly from a country other than the U.S. or Canada.
  • Consular officers in Canada may refuse to issue a visa to first-time H2A applicants if the applicant's education and/or work experience is solely or predominantly from a country other than the United States or Canada. In the absence of U.S. or Canadian education or work experience, we strongly encourage you to apply from your country of residence.

H2B: Non-Agricultural Temporary Worker

Applicants for this visa require:

  • Printout of DS-160 Confirmation Page with legible bar code
  • Valid Passport (at least 6 months)
  • Proof of legal status in Canada (original or certified copy)
  • Older passports containing previous visas
  • Documents substantiating previous legal status in U.S.
  • Reciprocity fee (if applicable)
  • Original or copy of Notice of Approval (Form I-797A or I-797B)
  • Current employment letter indicating the nature of work, duration and salary
  • Recent paystub/payslip
  • Copy of Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Form I-129), as completed by employer and filed with D.H.S.
  • Copy of approved LCA, if applicable.
  • If previously under J-1 in U.S., applicant needs waiver of 2 year foreign residence rule.
  • Evidence of qualifications must original or certified copy. Consular officers in Canada may refuse to issue a visa to H-1B applicants if their education and /or work experience is solely or predominantly from a country other than the U.S. or Canada.
  • Consular officers in Canada may refuse to issue a visa to first-time H2B applicants if the applicant's education and/or work experience is solely or predominantly from a country other than the United States or Canada. In the absence of U.S. or Canadian education or work experience, we strongly encourage you to apply from your country of residence.