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A-2 Visa - Frequently Asked Questions


Can I bring my dependents on A-2 diplomatic visa?

Yes, you may bring members of your immediate family or your spouses' family or your close relatives to stay along with you on A-2 diplomatic visa.


Can my dependents work in the U.S. on A-2 visa?

Yes, your dependents may undertake gainful employment in the U.S. However, to accept employment, they must submit the USCIS Form I-566 to the Department of State, along with:

  • A statement by the diplomatic mission certifying the relationship between you and your dependent, and that your assignment is expected to last more than six months
  • A statement from the prospective employer describing the position and salary, and certifying that your dependent has the necessary skills and the required qualifications for the position

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Can my dependents study on A-2 visa?

Yes, your dependents may study on the same dependent A-2 visa. They do not have to apply for a separate student visa.


What is the processing time for A-2 visa?

The A-2 visa is generally issued on the same day you submit your application. The visa is in the form of a stamp on your passport.

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