H-1B Documentation List

From the employer

  • Name, permanent address, and phone and fax numbers of company
  • Job title of the position, along with a detailed description of duties, salary offered, and minimum qualifications for the job
  • Name and title of company agent signing forms on employer’s behalf
  • Federal tax ID number
  • Company brochures
  • Company letterhead (several copies)

From the employee

  • Sponsorship of and job offer from a U.S. employer
  • Resume
  • Diploma
  • Transcripts
  • Passport
  • Professional license(s), if applicable
  • Proof of prior U.S. legal status, if applicable

Not Required but Preferable if Employee is in U.S.

  • Copy of the front and back of I-94, if applicable
  • Copy of I-20 authorizing practical training period
  • Copies of any prior H-1B approval notices
  • Copies of most recent paystubs from current H-1B employer, if applicable
  • Social Security number, if applicable
  • Copies of any prior J-1 approval notices