Complete all H Request Forms (located at the link to the right)
Complete two H Request Forms
One for Department
The other for the Beneficiary
Department Must Also complete a Technology Control Assessment form
Both the department and the beneficiary have multiple supporting documents to collect
When the H Request Forms are filled out, forward them to ISFO together with:
All supporting documents from the Department and Beneficiary
$460 Filing Fee for I-129 (subject to change)
$500 Anti-Fraud Fee (NOT REQUIRED FOR A RENEWAL)
Optional Premium Processing $1225
ISFO will process and submit the petition for the H-1B employment to USCIS with the fees, Labor Condition Application(s), and supporting documents.
Upon the receipt of the Petition, USCIS will mail an Original Receipt Notice to Northern Illinois University.
A current H-1B worker transferring to NIU will be able to begin to work upon the receipt of the Original Receipt Notice.
Upon the approval of the Petition, USCIS will mail an Original Approval Notice to Northern Illinois University.
An F-1 or J-1 non-immigrant will be able to begin to work in an H-1B status at NIU only upon the receipt of the Original Approval Notice.
Any substantial changes in working conditions of H-1B workers including duties, wages, work sites or others will require an amendment to the Labor Condition Application and the Petition. NIU must submit a petition and receive an Original Receipt Notice before implementing the change(s).