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G-2 Visa - Frequently Asked Questions


What is the processing time for G-2 visa?

The processing time for G-2 visa is generally one working day.


Can I bring my dependents on G-2 visa?

Yes, you may bring your staff and immediate family members (those closely related by blood, marriage or adoption, and who reside regularly in the household). They may join you on the same G-2 status. Your personal attendants and servants may join you in the U.S. on G-5 visa.

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Can my dependents work on G-2 visa?

No, your dependents may not work while on G-2 visa. The USCIS does not give work authorization to G-2 dependents.


Can my dependents study on G-2 visa?

Yes, your dependents may take up a full-time of part-time course of study while on
G-2 visa.


What is the difference between 'A' and 'G' status?

In general the 'G' visas are issued to individuals employed directly by an international organization, or representing a foreign government to international organizations.
'A' visas are issued to representatives of a foreign government traveling to the U.S. to engage in official activities for that government.

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