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US H-1B Visa application process

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The application process for the H-1B visa is as follows:

  • You contact workpermit.com​
     
  • Workpermit.com considers the application
     
  • If your company, the position and the candidate are eligible for an H-1B visa, workpermit.com will e-mail you. A formal instruction form to return. Details of any additional data required, and confirmation of which documents we need
     
  • You post your documents to workpermit.com at 1st Floor, Unit 56, Skyline Business Village, London E14 9TS
     
  • workpermit.com files a Prevailing Wage request with the relevant entity. Determination generally can be made in 0 - 10 working days
     
  • workpermit.com prepares a Labor Condition Application form and instructions, and the I-129H petition forms
     
  • You sign and return to us the LCA and I-129 H form
     
  • We submit the LCA to the US DoL, and once the LCA is certified, workpermit.com compiles and submits your I-129H petition to the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services at the appropriate Regional Service Center
     
  • Unless using Premium Processing, after 2 to 6 months the petition is approved, and the Notice of Approval is returned to you, these are then taken to the relevant US consulate by the candidate for issue of the H1B visa. workpermit.com will provide full instructions and forms, and in some instances can arrange for visa issuance

Further information, help, and advice

Workpermit.com's team of specialists has over 25 years of experience in immigration services, and have helped thousands of people to study and work in the US. All applications for US visas are dealt with in-house by a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

For more information and advice on US immigration law and US visa applications please contact us on 0344 991 9222 or at london@workpermit.com