The E-3 Visa is a temporary visa for Australian professionals who wish to work in the US. One of the E-3’s major advantages is the ability to obtain an E-3 visa directly from a US consulate without first obtaining an approval from USCIS. This makes the E-3 a much quicker, less expensive option for qualified Australians. A disadvantage is that an E-3 must intend to leave the US following completion of
E-3 requirements mirror those for the H-1B visa. However, government fees are far lower. E-3 candidates may also file at a US consulate abroad instead of USCIS.
The E-3 Visa category requires the following:
E-3 visa holders may apply for visas for a dependent spouse and children. These E-3 dependents may work in the US.