The E-3 classification applies only to nationals of Australia. You must be coming to the United States solely to perform services in a specialty occupation. The specialty occupation requires theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge and the attainment of a bachelor’s or higher degree in the specific specialty, or its equivalent, as a minimum for entry into the occupation in the United States.
To qualify for an E-3 visa, you must demonstrate, among other things, that you:
- Are a national of Australia.
- Have a legitimate offer of employment in the United States.
- Possess the necessary academic or other qualifying credentials.
- Will fill a position that qualifies as a specialty occupation.