"A" visa category is reserved for "Foreign Government officials" mainly foreign diplomats and their supporting personnel and staff to the United States, including their immediate family members.  There are multiple sub-class under the "A" visa class, namely:

  • A-1 for foreign diplomats, mainly: ambassadors, public ministers, career miplomatic or consular officers and member of the immediate family members;
  • A-2 for Other foreign government officials or employees, and members of their immediate families.
  • A-3 for Attendants, servants, and or personal employee of A-1 and A-2, and members of immediate families.
  • Many of them enjoy diplomatic immunities.

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