Can I take my wife to USA on H1B visa?

Can I take my wife to USA on H1B visa?

As a spouse of an H1B visa holder, you must apply for your own visa to join your spouse in the US. The H-4 visa is for eligible H1B spouses to come to the US to live, work and study.

Does H4 need SSN?

H4 visa holders are not eligible to obtain a Social Security Number (SSN). So, they assume they cannot obtain an ITIN number either. But that’s not the case, and you can (and should) get an ITIN since the IRS requires you to file annual tax returns under the Internal Revenue Code.

Can spouse work on dependent visa in USA on H1B?

Can H1B visa dependents work? The H-4 visa allows H-1B spouses and dependant children to join the H-1B visa holder in the US. Certain H-4 visa holders are permitted to work while in the US during their visa period, provided they have secured employment authorization.

Is marriage certificate required for H4 visa?

If the applicant is below 14 yrs of age, Original Birth Certificate of this applicant (child) is required. Original marriage certificate. Entire wedding photo album. A copy of marriage invitation card of both the families.

Can H4 spouse get SSN?

As you know, H4 visa holders do not get Social Security Number (SSN). But, what you should do is, go to the Social Security Administration office and get a letter from them saying that “You are not eligible for SSN”. You will have to take your Visa, I-94, Passport & H4 papers (May be your spouse’s H1B papers).

Can my wife work in US on dependent visa?

Usually, when an individual applies for a work visa to the U.S., they can bring their spouse and dependent children along with them. Now, generally speaking, the spouse cannot work in the US during this time. The spouse can accompany the individual during the validity of the work visa.

Do H4 visas get rejected?

There is a possibility of the H4 visa getting rejected. Some common reasons are: Refusal under 212(a)(4): The refusal under this section means that the visa officer is not convinced about the sponsor’s financial condition.

Can I go with my wife for H4 visa interview?

The consulate does not allow anyone other than the applicant to appear at the interview unless a translator is necessary. “The consulate does not permit interested parties, such as friends, relatives, or business contacts…

Can people on H1B drive Uber?

Your H1B visa is tied to your employer and you can only work for them. Doing any other work outside of your H1b job is not allowed unless you receive a concurrent H1b for that work. You can work for a technology company like Uber, Lyft, or Junos in the US if your occupation is not driving.

Can I have both f1 and H4?

You cannot be in both F-1 and H-4 nonimmigrant status at the same time. You also do not automatically obtain H-4 nonimmigrant status because your spouse holds H-4 nonimmigrant…

Can H4 get SSN without EAD?

As an H-4, you are not eligible to apply for an SSN unless you have a valid EAD which will allow you to work in the US. Instead, you can apply for the ITIN.

How long does it take for H4 approval?

H4 EAD processing time varies from 4-8 months in Vermont, Texas, Nebraska, and California service centers. i485 EAD processing time is 2 to 6 months at the National benefits center.