Government Chart of All Visa Types

If you would like to learn more about the various visa categories, please use the resources list below.

Department of State

The U.S. Department of State website contains a list of visa types and detailed information about them.
Department of State list of visa types


The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services website also contains information on various visas for the United States.
USCIS Working in the US

Speak to Your Advisor in the HIO

Please note that before taking any action to seek visa status on behalf of a scholar, be sure to contact the appropriate advisor in the HIO.