University of California, Riverside

International Students and Scholars Office



Document Checklist


H-1B VISA Document Checklist

H1B applicants should have the following documents 

  • Current resume or curriculum vitae;

  • Copy of all diplomas/degrees and/or licenses. Included certified English translations if not originally in English;

  • Copy of transcripts for each diploma/degrees. Included certified English translations if not originally in English;

  • Credential Evaluations. If candidate received degrees outside the United States

  • I-94 Admission Document print-out

  • Passport ID page (showing passport number, issue and expiration dates)

  • Visa stamp in passport;

  • Only If you are currently on F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) copy of Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Card  and copy of last I-20 AB Form;

  • Only if you are currently on a J1 visa, provide the following copy of last DS 2019 Form; and a copy of J-1 waiver approval if subject to 2-year home residency requirement (if applicable).

If current H1-B visa holder, provide the following documents in addition to the above.

  • Three (3) recent copies of pay stubs

  • Copies of all prior approval notice(s) (I-797) for all prior visas to work in the U.S.

If applying for H4 visa for dependents provide the following

  • Copy of Marriage Certificate-Included certified English translations if not originally in English;

  • Birth Certificate(s)-Included certified English translations if not originally in English  (only for a child dependent);

  • Copy of Passport(s) showing passport number, issue and expiration dates;

  • Copy of I-94 card(s) Front and back;

  • Copy of any previous approval notices – see below

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Office Hours

Regular office hours: Monday through Thursday: 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Open advising hours:
Monday - Friday
10:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00 - 4:00pm

*Appointments are also available.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

International Students and Scholars Office
0321 Surge Building

Tel: (951) 827-4113
Fax: (951) 827-3248
E-mail: internationalscholars@ucr.edu

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