H-1B Applicant Materials

Supporting documents required from an individual applying for an H-1B visa

For applicants applying from within the U.S.

  1. Copy of I-94 record, admission stamp, and most recent U.S. visa stamp
  2. Copy of current and all previous U.S. immigration documents
    • Examples: I-797 Approval Notices, Forms I-20, Forms DS-2019, EAD Card, I-612 Waiver Approval/DOS Waiver Recommendation Letter
  3. If currently in the U.S. with an employment-based status (F-1 OPT, E-3, H-1B, etc.):
    • Copies of pay stubs for the most recent three months
      H-1B Transfers: Please note that employment with the other employer must continue until the IU H-1B application is RECEIVED by USCIS. Once we have received the receipt notice and the start date indicated on the H-1B application has arrived, the employee may leave their current position and begin working at Indiana University.
  4. If currently in the U.S. with dependents requiring H-4 status:
    • Completed Form I-539 for the first dependent and Form I-539A for each additional dependent
    • Current fee (see Form I-539)
      For each dependent:
      • Copy of dependent’s I-94 record and admission stamp
      • Copy of previous U.S. immigration documents (if applicable)
      • Copy of dependent's passport identification page, including any extension pages
      • Copy of dependent's most recent U.S. visa stamp
      • Proof of dependent’s relationship to the H-1B applicant

For all applicants

  1. Copies of diploma, transcript, and if not a U.S. degree, credential evaluation
  2. Copy of most recent curriculum vitae or resume
  3. Copy of passport identification page, including any extension pages

Where to send supporting documents

Office of International Services
Indiana University
Ferguson International Center
330 N. Eagleson Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405

Phone: (812) 855-9086

Fax: (812) 855-4418

Email: ois@iu.edu