H-1B Cap Season Document Checklist

  • Transcripts
  • Education evaluation
  • Experience evaluation

There are many steps in creating a successful H-1B Person in Specialty Occupation visa petition. One of the most important is collecting all the supporting documents needed to build a strong case. Here is a helpful checklist for HR and employees to get your petition started on the right track.

H-1B Cap Season Employee Documents

  • Resume
  • Passport
  • Diploma (an English translation of the diploma, if applicable)
  • Transcripts (an English translation of all transcripts, if applicable)
  • Education evaluation
  • Experience evaluation

For Employees who are Currently in the United States or were in the past:

  • All previous Form I-797 Notice of Action notices
  • All previous U.S. visa stamps and information defining the status the individual held during each period of stay
  • All prior I-20 or DS-2019 forms (only applies to employees who have previously held F-1 or J-1 visa status)
  • Most recent I-94 Arrival/Departure Record (required for any foreign national employee currently inside the United States)

Download the full H-1B cap season checklist.