Foreign national researchers coming to the NIH are found in a variety of visa types or classifications. The Visa Classifications Chart summarizes non-immigrant visa classifications by title, description, and employment eligibility (updated 06/2006).

Information on the most common visa classifications found at the NIH is below. Click on a specific visa classification to learn more about it.

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