The entire application process will take approximately 3-4 months.

Applicants should note that, as of April 3, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be suspending H-1B petition premium processing for a period potentially up to six months. As a result, visa petitions may take more than a month to be processed.

Visa decisions will be made by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Neither NYCEDC nor CUNY will be in any way responsible for, undertake, certify, or guarantee any aspect of the H-1B visa application process or outcome.