What are the criteria for exceptional ability?

In order to be qualified for the classification of “Alien of Exceptional Ability”, the applicant must provide documentation of at least three of the following items:
1. An official academic record showing that the alien has a degree, diploma, certificate, or similar award from a college, university, school, or other institution of learning relating to the area of exceptional ability;
2. Evidence in the form of letter(s) from current or former employer(s) showing that the alien has at least ten years of full-time experience in the occupation for which he or she is being sought;
3. A license to practice the profession or certification for a particular profession or occupation;
4. Evidence that the alien has commanded a salary, or other renumeration for services, which demonstrates exceptional ability;
5. Evidence of membership in professional associations;
6. Evidence of recognition for achievements and significant contributions to the industry or field by peers, governmental entities, or professional or business organizations.

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