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A-3 Visa - Frequently Asked Questions


What is A-3 nonimmigrant visa?

The A-3 nonimmigrant visa allows the personal attendants, employees or servants of the principal A-1 or A-2 visa holders and the immediate family members of principal A-3 visa holders to enter into the U.S.


What are the categories under A-3 visa?

The U.S. government has classified A-3 visa into:

  • Attendants paid through public funds of the foreign country
  • Personal employees employed in a domestic capacity and are paid by the principal A visa holder

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What privileges do I enjoy on A-3 visa?

The privileges that you are entitled to on A-3 visa are:

  • You are exempt from all federal, state, and local taxes and social security contributions except in the case of authorized employment of dependents or unauthorized employment unrelated to official duties on the part of either principals or dependents
  • There is no restriction on your travel within or outside the U.S.
  • Fast processing of the visa

What are the limitations of A-3 visa?

The privileges that you are entitled to on A-3 visa are:

  • You must be traveling to the U.S. to work as an employee, servant or attendant to an A visa holder
  • Your dependents cannot work in the U.S. under the A-3 dependent category.
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