O1 – Extraordinary Ability

Filing Fees: $460
Can Renew: Yes, 1x
Valid For: 3 years

Understanding the basics

The USCIS describes this visa as: “The O-1 visa is for the individual who has extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who has a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry, & has been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements.