H-1B Petition Requirements for Hiring Departments

Please complete and submit the documentation in the order listed below. The order is dictated by the U.S. government processing times. All steps need to be completed by the deadlines stated below (unless otherwise stated in the H-1B initiation email).

Step 1: H-1B Wage (must be completed within 2 weeks of case initiation email)

Submit all H-1B wage documentation to Angela Reh at Angela.Reh@mail.wvu.edu.

  1. Prevailing Wage
  2. Actual Wage

Step 2: Deemed Export Attestation (must be completed within 4 weeks of case initiation email)

The hiring department must apply for a Deemed Export Attestation. ISSS will not submit the H-1B petition to USCIS until it has received a Deemed Export Attestation from the Export Control Office. Please follow the application instructions below:

Step 3: Other required documentation (must be completed within 4 weeks of case initiation email)

Step 4: H-1B Petition Fees (must be completed within 4 weeks of case initiation email)