How Can I get United States work visa from Pakistan

We receive many questions regarding how to get a work visa while you are actually living in Pakistan. Getting a work visa while you are living abroad is very difficult due to ongoing recession. Residents and Citizens of USA are losing their jobs due to Economic crisis. The first priority of the government is to employee those people.
On the other hand for private companies; they easily find people according to their requirement as thousands of people from all over the world come for studying and most of them settle in USA. The only way with which you might be able to get a work visa is that if you are employed by a company in Pakistan who sends their employees to USA to meet clients or work on their behalf in their USA office, they are issued with L visa and does not get paid as high as people in USA are.

The other type of people who might be able to get a work visa it through their relatives, if you have any relative who is a citizen and a businessman then he can help you for issuance of work visa for himself however it also involves lots of steps and legal requirements.

I do not want to disappoint you however it’s better if you know the clear picture. Internationals who has completed their studies in USA are also finding it difficult to get a job and I do not personally know any individual who is hired by a company outside USA.

If you want to settle in USA, work hard and get yourself admitted in any of the University for further studies.


I want to know more about if one wants to work in U.S.A. how is it possible to get visa here in Pakistan and I also want to know about visit visa also, how much will be the total expense in Pak rupees to cover the cost of travel and other relevant requirements too.
  • Getting a work visa in Pakistan means that there is a company in United States that is ready to sponsor you a work visa so you can come and work in Unites States. Such work visa is mostly H1 visa. Normally if your company send you to United States to work then you normally get a L1 visa which is as good as H1 visa.
  • To get a work visa you need a company that can sponsor you for which you need a job. If you know someone who is running a business and can sponsor you a work visa so you can work in United States then its easy however if you do not know anyone then it all depends upon your qualifications and skills.
  • Mostly people who get H1 visa while they are in Pakistan are either Engineers or Doctors. Software engineers are in demand too however competition is tough so you have to be good at what you do. You can also have some other technical skills including specialty cook etc.
  • If you don’t have any technical knowledge or education then chances are weak. United States is dealing with high unemployment rates now a days and their preference is to get them jobs first before sponsoring any international work visa’s for categories like marketing, customer services, accounting, finance, clerical work etc.

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  1. moiz /

    Assalam o alaikum
    meri family 7 months pehla usa migrate kr gye hain they have their social security card license green card mjha ye help kijiye kea wo mjha waha bula saktay hain and almost kitna time lage ga

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Dear Moiz,
      Your age? if you are under 21 tab to apka bhi visa sath hi lag jana chahye tha?

      1. moiz /

        i m 24 almost so thats why mbasking you for any solution if there is any way so kindly help me

  2. fareed /

    i want to work in usa because in pakistan no respect for workers . . . I have 3year experience in electric .

  3. Muhammad /

    Can A friend Send Me A sponsor Letter to pakistan in order to travel to the United states?
    Or Does it have to be a relative?
    If you can please Answer my Question its Very important Thank you
    E-mail me At-

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Dear Muhammad?
      Sponsor for work visa or tourist visa? what do you mean?

  4. Abdullah /

    Sir mera question ha ka Maray relatives (Chacho ) USA ma hotay ha I heard unho na sarai family ka liya apply kiya ha but I think unho na my father ka leya apply nahi kiya….my father is not normal …so kia conditions terms ha???… They said I do becholer than they invite me ,… So guide kardain please

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Dear Abdullah, wo apkay father k liye apply kar saktay hai but resident visas esay milnay main kai saal lag jatay hain. I don’t know ke wo konsi visa type k liye apply karain gay? Apka sawal kya hia ?

  5. Husnain /

    I wanna know if a friend or a relative can sponsor me from usa for h1 visa or some other type of visa in which i will eligible to work ?
    What i am thinking is that once i goto usa , i will look for work as anything even a uber driver lol , or if you know any agents or an agency who calls people from pakistan to usa and then provide them with work ?

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Dear Husnain, Its difficult for someone to sponsor a work visa unless they have a business where they can. I don’t know such organizations and they usually are fraud, take your money and vanish.

  6. Adnan ali /

    Hi dear sir…my name is Adnan Ali holding Pakistani nationality. I visit lot of countries such as Dubai Saudi Arabia Sri Lanka Thailand .i done civil engineering.currenly I am working in Saudi Arabia I have my brother in law and my sister family living in USA .my brother in law is a English professor in the United States ..can you let me know please that how he can help me for to work in the USA I really don’t know the process ..can he help me he is ready for everything. But I need work visa not visit visa is it possible sir.

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Dear Adnan, I am not sure how they will be helping you to get work visa since he himself is working for someone else. Unless he knows someone who is sponsoring a work visa?

  7. Muhammad Fawad Khan /

    sir me h1 visa lena chahta hu mene 2015 aprill me engineering ki hai or Cisco CCNA ki training bhi ki hai mjh koi training job mil sakti hai h1 visa k through please help or guide me

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Wa alaikum Salam Fawad, I am not sure how it will work, you must have to search for a job where employer is ready to sponsor you a work visa.

  8. Sohail Ahmad Mazari /

    I am a professional banker and my age is 47. I wish to get better bank job elsewhere worldwide. Can you let me know in which country/ies should I try so that I may get fruitful response. During last two years, I had tried at my level best in middle east but failed. Regards

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Dear Sohail, its getting more and more difficult since the competition is too much as everyone is moving from one place to another. Keep on trying, Jo Allah ne behtar likha ho ga inshallah ho ga.

  9. Afzaal Ahmed /

    i am apply for working visa

  10. Syed Farrukh Hussain Shah /

    Dear i have marketting experiance of 20 years i need the work visa

  11. Muhammad Azhar /

    Dear sir mujhe USA ke ek company Brietburn Energy ka offer letter aya hai aur unho ne ye kaha hai visa expensive ap k honge USA embassy k throw.per sare visa expensive company apko USA ane per wapis krdege Plz mujhe ap thori c help krde k kitne expensive hoge visa thank you.

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Stay away from them, its a fraud. Companies pay the expenses themselves.

  12. Muhammad Azhar /

    Dear sir mujhe USA ke ek company Brietburn Energy ka offer letter aya hai aur unho ne ye kaha hai visa expensive ap k honge USA embassy k throw.per sare visa expensive company apko USA ane per wapis krdege Plz mujhe ap thori c help krde k kitne expensive hoge visa k thank you.

  13. Asif /

    HI dear sir i am Software developer and i have three years experience in development so in this regard any one please guide me how i can apply for H1 visa and how much it be caste and what are the requirement for getting this visa kindly inform..

    Best Regards:

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Dear Asif,
      H1 visa is applied by the organization on your behalf. You just need to apply for different jobs. If someone thinks they need you and want to sponsor you a work visa they will issue H1 for you.

  14. Lydia Jurial /

    Hi, i want to apply for a visit visa to USA, i have a brother who is a Filipino American citizen and im also a Filipino Pakistani citizen. I have a POC [Pakistan Origin Card], I want to ask what will be the requirements, what will be the documents that im going to present.
    Looking forward for your reply..
    Thank you

    1. Admin / Post Author

      You are talking about the visit visa? Follow the link for complete process

  15. saima zeeshan /

    I wanted to apply for US visa from Pakistan with my husband and one year old daughter….I have done my bachelors as well as done my advance diploma in early childhood development and working at AKU in admin department since 8 years..My husband also did his master in finance and working as an accountant…..Could you please suggest the way to get the visa…..

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Dear Saima,
      you need to have a sound bank statement where your salary is deposited each month. On your interview day do mention how sound your jobs are and that you will come back after the visit. It all depends your ties in the country

  16. safi ullah khan /

    bhai jan aoa,
    mri ek friend texas mei rhti hy and wo manager hy departmental store mei and uska jo owner hy uski bhut si branches haiye usa mei and agr uska owner chaye to kiya wo mjhy work visa bhj skta hy and uski daily earning from one store above 20000$ hy so please guide me and by the way kitna khrcha a jye ga ticket ko include kr ky???

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Dear Saif, bahir se employee to bulanay ki cost bohat zyada hoti hai is liye employer ko agar bohat zyada zarorat ho ya wo apka rishtay daar ho ya apko favor dena chahta ho tab wo shayad apko bula le warna store main kaam karnay k liye log wahan aram se mil jatay hain. Ticket to depend karta hia app kahan se kahan ki le rahay hain lekin shayad dher lakh k kareeb ticket ho gi.

  17. Harris /

    Brother i am 24 year old and i been in many countries like dubai brazil Malaysia singapore thailand srilanka hongkong but lost my pasport few days ago now i applied for new passport so what i was saying that i have a gf in usa she got 4 Dunkin Donut stores as she is the owner and manager too and she is also us citizen. So what i am trying to say that she wana help to get me there through sponcer or anyother way but i wana know anyother ways thats colud help me me plz

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Dear Harris, if she is the owner of business she must have lawyer there too. Its better if you discuss with her lawyer if she is really interested to get you there.

  18. FAHAD qureshi /

    dear friend. mera bhai es waqt saudia mey hai us ney wahan sey apply kia walsh contruction plc company US ore unhen mera bhai ki C.V pasand ayi hai .bhai ney as AUTOCAD draftman civil keh appky kia tha.ore comapny ney agrement bheja hai ore woh keh rahey hainap ko visa accomdation ore allownces miley gey.likin ap ko work permit lena parey ga.toh kia kerna parey ga. ore kitney paisay lagey gey work permit hasil kernah keh lia.kindly tell me

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Dear Fahad, agar wo keh rahay hain work permit lena paray ga to wo apkay brother ke liye word permit khud apply kar ke usko bula lain gay. App ko kisi kisam k koi paisay dena ki zarorat nahi hai. Agar wo app se paisay mang rahay hain to ye fraud hai. Is tarha koi bhi organization paisay nahi leti.

  19. abdul wahab /

    dear admin many i job k lia apply kia tha US ma os job ka mujy email aya tha ye job ap ko mil sakti ha ap apny docment passport etc scan kar k snd kar dain or sth ma visa proccessing fees b.yahan hum proccess karngy.Admin mujy ap ki help chaia.

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Agar wo app se kisi bhi qisam ki koi fees mang rahay hain to ye fraud ho sakta hai. Please be careful

  20. waqas /

    how to find and convince employer in US for h1b visa pitition?

  21. Shahid /

    Dear Sir,

    I just want to confirm , is there any interview required in L visa. I have heard for specialized worker no interview will be required.

    Moreover for L Visa company presence in Home country is mandatory or if company is planning to launch will be sufficient.

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Everyone has to give interview.
      If the company is ready to sponsor your L visa with paperwork you don’t need to worry about such things.

  22. awais /

    Ma awais khan Pakistan Lahore sy.
    Ma us ma job k leya aply karna chata hn.5 year talk ma ny saudi Arab ma job ki as a driver 2 years iran.kya ap mugy guide kar sakty han k ma us ma as a driver k veza k leya kesy apply karo or iski total cost kya ho GI.

    1. awais /

      Sar kya ap meri thori rehni Karen gay

  23. Abdul Wahab /

    I want a work visa in pennsylvania any type of visa
    just tell me what should I do for this…?

  24. mohammad adnan /

    am adnan plz give me visa my no 03452715292 plz i want join the job i am cleared my D.A.E CIVIL DIPLOMA ARCHITACT AND STUDY IN B.COM FINAL YEAR i needy person for job plz plzplz give me a chance of job this time i very very depress for searching job but …… plz plz plz help me i am single who support my family plz give me a chance i dont want to any money help i want only work visa in any company

  25. anser /

    sir for usa job visa pakistan se medical ki need hoti hai kya. maira dost hai wo doctor hai or mujy apny hospital main adjust krwana chahta hai.or wo muj se medical report maang rha hai .plz mujy bbta dy k ye medical report kaha se banwana hai

    1. Admin / Post Author

      I am not sure about the medical report

  26. Fawwad Baig /

    Asalamu Alykum,

    I am an experienced professional and have degree from UK and studied in Cyprus as well. One of my friend who has same surname BAIG is living in US since 2008 and running his own business. He can arrange a job offer letter for me. My question is that how bright my chances are to get the work visa through this? By the way my sister has also immigrated to US through her in-laws from past year now.

    1. Admin / Post Author

      Wa Alikum salam
      job offer letter might not be sufficient. He would need to ponsor a work visa. Only his lawyer can inform if he can sponsor.
      Immigration is something different.

  27. Abdul qadeer /

    Dear sir i have one of my cousin leaving in New Jearsy holding US nationality can bring me on vist to US, while iam a teacher in a private school, do i must show much bank statment or its not necesory although my cousin sposring me.what documents more required.2nd i have no past travel history too.i have fresh passport.does im elligibale for visit visa either.
    Thank you

  28. M abid /

    Hy I need the visa am pakistani gay boy people hate me I dont know am 21 year

    1. Abdul qadeer /

      Kon nafrat karta he apse abid.. dunya me koi bura nai hota sab Allah ke makhlooq he. We should love each others

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