Visa Permit Type

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Visa Permit Type indicates the type of visa or permit a particular student holds.

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Filter / Group Breakdown Location:
Data Custodian
Office of the Registrar
Data Source
Source System:CMS - SA
Source Table Name:PS_VISA_PMT_DATA
Source Field Name:VISA_PERMIT_TYPE
Census Process:No
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"Scholar"
Column Heading:"Visa Permit Type"

For additional, information on Student Visas, see the U.S. Department of State's Student Visa page.

Business Rules

Only "F1" Visa Permit Type is displayed for students with both "ION" and "F1" Visa Permit Type.


Visa Permit Type values include:

  • A1 (Ambass pub min, career dip/co)
  • A2 (Oth foreign gov official/Fmly)
  • AR1 (Resident Alien)
  • ASA
  • B1 (Temporary visitor on business)
  • B2 (Temporary visitor for pleasure)
  • BBP
  • E1 (Treaty trader/Dependents)
  • E2 (Treaty investor/Dependents)
  • E3 (Spec Occ. from Australia)
  • E3D (Dependent of H3 visa holder)
  • EA
  • F1 (Academic Student)
  • F2 (Dependent of Academic Student)
  • H1B (Spec Occ. DOD Wrkr or FSHN Mdl)
  • H4 (Dependent of H visa holder)
  • I (Foreign Media Representative)
  • IAT
  • ION (ION is not an actual visa type but it is a category that other departments on campus add to international students that are working on campus.)
  • J1 (Exchange Visitor)
  • J2 (Dependent of Exchange Visitor)
  • L1 (Executive, Managerial, Specialized Knowledge)
  • L2 (Spouse or child of L1 visa holder)
  • N
  • R1 (Religious Workers)
  • TD (Dependent of TN)
  • TN (NAFTA Professional)
  • TPS (Temporary Protected Status)
  • U
  • U1 (Victim of Certain Crimes)
  • U3 (Child of Victim of Certain Crimes)
  • VWP

Definition Source

"Type - Select the type of visa or permit, from the Visa/Permit Table page. The available types are based on the country specified."[1]


  1. Oracle. PeopleSoft Campus Solutions 9.2: Campus Community. Retrieved from: