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Overview of Visitors in Other Visa Categories

F-1 & J-1 Visitors:

Persons in F-1 status must have an EAD (employment authorized document) to receive an honorarium. Persons in J-1 status must receive permission from their sponsoring institution’s DSO or RO in order to receive an honorarium. Both the F-1 and J-1 can receive reimbursement of travel and incidental expenses.

O, P and TN-1:

Visitors who hold an O, P, or TN-1 visa may receive honoraria, and are also allowed to receive reimbursements for travel and incidental expenses related to the business activity.

H-1B, A and G:

Visitors who hold an H-1B, A or G visa may not receive honoraria.  They are, however, allowed to receive reimbursements for travel and incidental expenses related to the activity.