H-1B Temporary Workers

The H-1B visa is complex, not all Yale affiliates are eligible for sponsorship, and preparation requires input from the scholar and the host department. In this section there are two (department and visiting scholar) sets of instructions, a flow chart, general overview and detailed H-1B instructions.

There have been significant changes to the I-94 Arrival/Departure Record issued by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). [Learn more...]

applicationFee Requirements


extensionEmployer Inspections

applicationAfter the Petition
is Filed



Department Resources


Scholar Resources

applicationOverview for
Yale Departments


applicationInstructions for Scholars


applicationDepartment Application Instructions


legalityMaintaining Legal Status


applicationPrevailing Wage


extensionExtension for Scholars


applicationDeemed Export Control


extensionChanging Employers


applicationExtension Instructions


extensionLeaving Yale






extensionAfter H-1B