Large and well established organizations may satisfy the required intracompany relationship in advance of filing individual L-1 petitions by filing a blanket petition. Eligibility for blanket L certification may be established if:
- The petitioner and each of the qualifying organizations are engaged in commercial trade or services;
- The petitioner has an office in the United States which has been doing business for one year or more;
- The petitioner has three or more domestic and foreign branches, subsidiaries, and affiliates; and
- The petitioner along with the other qualifying organizations meet one of the following criteria:
A. Have obtained at least 10 L-1 approvals during the previous 12-month period;
B. Have U.S. subsidiaries or affiliates with combined annual sales of at least $25 million; or
C. Have a U.S. work force of at least 1,000 employees.