H-3 (Temporary Trainee)
The H-3 nonimmigrant visa category allows foreign nationals coming temporarily to the United States as either a:
- Traineeto receive training in any field of endeavor, other than graduate medical education or training, that is not available in the foreign national’s home country.
- Special Education Exchange Visitorto participate in a special education exchange visitor training program that provides for practical training and experience in the education of children with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities.
An H-3 “trainee” must be invited by an individual or organization for the purpose of receiving training, in any field including but not limited to:
- Other Professions
This classification is not intended for U.S. employment. It is designed to provide a foreign national with job-related training for work that will ultimately be performed outside the United States.