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Facts & Stats

To hire a foreign national in the the Unites States, you need to ensure that they obtain a work permit. This means they must be employed by an American entity and go through the lengthy immigration process. Our Employer of Record (EOR) model can simplify this process. We take on all liabilities associated with hiring the employee, sponsor their visa, and handle the paperwork for their work permit application.


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Supported visa types O-1, L1-A, L1-B, H1-B, TN, E-2 & B-1 visas
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Processing time 6-12 mo.
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Currency US Dollar (USD)
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Capital Washington, D.C.
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Languages English

Frequently asked questions

Requirements vary between visa types, refer to our Immigration guide to find more information. 
The estimated timeline to get a work permit in the United States is 6-12 months.
With the EOR model, Deel, as the employer, can sponsor and handle the visa application.

No, the employee cannot start working until the visa is secured.