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The E-3 program applies to employers seeking to hire Australian citizens in specialty occupations. It is governed by the labor certification standards that apply to H-1B and H-1B1 programs. The period of employment is up to a maximum of two years; however, E-3 status may be renewed indefinitely for two-year intervals.

Department of Labor E-3 Facts

Your department will invite you to complete Applicant Sections in an E-3 Application. Please look for an email from your department with instructions.