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Department Administrators: Sponsor a Foreign National

Guidelines for Sponsoring A Foreign National

Case Initiation Request Forms for University Employees

Choose the type of case request below. If necessary, you may save the form and return to it later.

Request a Nonimmigrant Visa Case (H-1B, E-3, O-1, TN-1)

 For the Nonimmigrant Visa Case Request, you will need the following:     

  • a completed   Visa Deemed Export Questionnaire     
  • Job description
  • Employee’s current status and expiration
  • Employee’s contact information
  • Information on similarly employed employees (same department, job title, and similar education and qualifications)
  • Name and email of department contact, supervisor and chair  

Request a Permanent Residence Case

For the Permanent Resident Case Request, you will need the following:

  • Job description
  • Employee’s current status and expiration
  • Employee’s contact information
  • Information on similarly employed employees (same department, job title, and similar education and qualifications)
  • Name and email of department contact, supervisor and chair  

Fees

The department is responsible for all fees related to the status requested for the employee being sponsored.
Dependent costs (spouse and children) are paid for by the sponsored employee unless otherwise specified by the department.  Premium processing fees may also be paid by the employee in some circumstances.

Fees for Nonimmigrant Visa Cases

Fees for Permanent Residence Cases