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Applicant Checklist For H-1B1 Visa Status

New H-1B Inside Of The United States

  • Applicant worksheet / Application.
  • Mandatory Statement Form.

Two copies of:

  • Diplomas* and English translations.
  • Transcripts and English translations.
  • I-94
  • Passport ID & visa stamp page.
  • CV.

*If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside of the United States, you MUST submit a professional credential evaluation stating the U.S. equivalent of your degree. SEE BELOW for evaluation services

If Currently in J-1/J-2 Status:

Two copies of:

  • All IAP-66/DS-2019 Forms.
  • Home residency waiver Form I-612 (if applicable).
  • Marriage certificate and translation if J-2 status.

If Currently in F-1/F-2 Status:

Two copies of:

  • All I-20 Forms (including spouse Forms if F-2).
  • EAD card (if applicable).
  • Marriage certificate and translation if F-2.

APPLICATION FEE: $325.00

Payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” (PAID by Ramapo College)

Completed by dependents:

  • Form I-539. USCIS I-539 Application
  • $460.00 feePayable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” (PAID by the APPLICANT)
  • Proof of dependent relationship to applicant.
  • Copies of dependent(s)’ I-94
  • Passport ID & visa stamp page.

New H-1B Outside Of The United States
  • Applicant worksheet / Application.
  • Mandatory Statement Form.

Two copies of:

  • Diplomas* and English translations.
  • Transcripts and English translations.
  • Passport ID.
  • CV.
  • Any former immigration documents that you obtained from previous stays in the U.S.

*If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside of the United States, you MUST submit a professional credential evaluation stating the U.S. equivalent of your degree. SEE BELOW for evaluation services.SEE BELOW for evaluation services

APPLICATION FEE: $460.00

Payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security.” (PAID by Ramapo College)

NOTE: Please contact the U.S. Embassy/Consulate where you will be getting the visa and find out what documentation is required at the time of application and how far in advance you must make an appointment, if at all.

(Please note that Canadian citizens are exempt from visa requirements.)

H-1B Extension Inside Or Outside Of The United States

If already at Ramapo College:

  • Applicant worksheet.
  • Mandatory Statement Form.
  • 2 copies of updated CV.
  • 2 copies of most recent I-94.
  • Passport ID.

If in H status somewhere else within the U.S. and seeking to start at Ramapo College:

  • Applicant worksheet / Application
  • Mandatory Statement Form.

Two copies of:

  • All previous Forms I-797.
  • Diplomas* and English translations.
  • Transcripts and English translations.
  • I-94.
  • Passport ID & visa stamp page.
  • CV.
  • Pay stubs from current employer.

*If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside of the United States, you MUST submit a professional credential evaluation stating the U.S. equivalent of your degree. SEE BELOW for evaluation services.

APPLICATION FEE: $460.00

Payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security.” (PAID by Ramapo College)

Completed by dependents:

  • Form I-539. USCIS I-539 Application
  • All previous Forms I-797.
  • $370.00 feePayable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” (PAID by the APPLICANT)
  • Proof of dependent relationship to applicant.
  • Copies of dependent(s)’ I-94.
  • Passport ID & visa stamp page.

For information regarding evaluations of educational credentials from all countries of the world, please consult one of the following websites: