Request a New H1-B Visa

Obtain an IUPUI ID Number

If the employee/scholar is new to IUPUI and does not have a university ID, initiate an add a new person e-doc to obtain the ID number.

Gather Needed Information

    • Supporting Documents. Click here to see a list of the documents to compile and submit to OIA as part of the H-1B request through iStart for a new H-1B visa.

    • Have all documentation ready prior to be initiating e-forms as they cannot be saved and accessed at a later date. Prior to starting e-forms you will need the:

      • university position number, job title, salary plan/grade code, salary, employment datesrequired degree, required experience, and credentials. The job requirements should match official job description on file with HR.

Use iStart to Complete H-1B e-form Requests

If this is your first time, request access to istart by following these steps.

    • Go to iStart. Click the "Administrative Services for Campus Departments" link at the bottom of the page. Then select "IUPUI H-1B Employee E-Form" from the menu on the left. See a screen shot.

    • Enter the scholar's ID and birthdate. Then complete and submit the e-forms that appear on the checklist. The last form will become available once all the others are submitted. See a screen shot. You will have to check on the progress to see if it is available to be submitted.

    • Once you've submitted all of the forms they will route to OIA for processing.