Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you may apply for change of status to other nonimmigrant visa while on H-4 visa. Please check Work Visas, Study Visas for further details.
8. Are There Any Travel Restrictions on H-4 Visa?
No, there are no travel restrictions on H-4 visa. You may travel as many times as possible while you are on H-4 status.
However, you cannot take up the new activity/endeavor until the change of status is granted.
9. How Do I Apply For H-4 Visa?
Once the principal H applicant receives the Form I-797, Notice of Approval from the USCIS, you apply for H-4 visa by submitting:
10. Where Should I Submit My H4 Visa Application?
If you are:
11. What Is The Processing Time For H-4 Visa?
If applying at a U.S. consulate the processing time for H-4 visa is the same as the principal H visa applicant. If the Visa application is approved your passport will be returned by courier. If applying for a change of status at a USCIS Service Center the processing time will vary according to the Service Center work load to check the current processing time.