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Premium Processing Now Available for E-3

Effective February 24, 2021, USCIS has expanded premium processing eligibility to applications for E-3 status.  For an additional filing fee of $2,500 USCIS will adjudicate E-3 petitions within 15 calendar days of receipt. As E-3 employees must have approval to begin employment, premium processing of these applications will make E-3 transfers quicker and more efficient.

The E-3 classification is only available to citizens of Australia. To qualify, the offered position must require at least a bachelor’s degree in a specific field in order to perform the roles and responsibilities. USCIS reviews these petitions similarly to H-1B petitions.

Please reach out to your designated Meltzer Hellrung attorney or with any questions.