“Foreign government official”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

As a nonimmigrant class of admission, this is an noncitizen (and their spouses and unmarried minor (or dependent) children) who comes temporarily to the United States who has been accredited by a foreign government to function as an:

  • Ambassador;
  • Public minister;
  • Career diplomatic or consular officer;
  • Other accredited official; or
  • Attendant, servant, or personal employee of an accredited official.
Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services