Request for H1B Processing- Department Form

All questions must be answered as precisely and accurately as possible as the information will be reported on Department of Labor and Department of Homeland Security forms. Any inaccurate information will jeopardize the University's ability to hire H1b foreign nationals in the future. Please work with your HR representative to get the most accurate salary information.

Please note that the University of Maine is REQUIRED to pay all fees associated with the H1b petition. It is a violation of the law to request reimbursement from the employee for these fees.

Please be sure to submit ALL requested documents to Immigration@umit.maine.edu. There is a checklist of documents at the end of this form.

If you have any questions regarding this form, please contact Sarah Joughin at 581-3425

Processing times for H1b applications:

At OIP-- 3-6 weeks. Processing times may vary depending on the workload of the office. Contact Sarah Joughin for current OIP processing times

At the Department of Labor: 1 week

At US Citizenship and Immigration California Service Center-- Regular processing, 3-6 months. Premium Processing, 15 days to receive a response from USCIS. Additional time if a Request for Further Evidence is issued.

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