FY 2025 H-1B Registration Period and myUSCIS Organizational Account Updates

On February 28, 2024, we introduced new myUSCIS organizational accounts, enabling multiple individuals within an organization and their legal representatives to collaborate on and prepare H-1B registrations, H-1B petitions, and any associated Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service. To participate in the H-1B Electronic Registration Process starting in March 2024, organizations must create a new organizational account.

We are diligently addressing any technical issues that may arise for legal representatives whose accounts migrated upon logging in on or after February 14, 2024. This includes potential impacts on cases beyond H-1B filings. If you encountered issues after logging in, please revisit your account to check if these problems have been resolved through our ongoing technical fixes. For additional information and resources, please refer to the updated content on the Organizational Accounts Frequently Asked Questions page.

The initial registration period for the FY 2025 H-1B cap will commence at noon Eastern on March 6, 2024, and conclude at noon Eastern on March 22, 2024. During this window, prospective petitioners and their representatives, if applicable, must utilize a USCIS online account to electronically register each beneficiary for the selection process and remit the associated registration fee for each beneficiary.

Beginning with the FY 2025 initial registration period, USCIS will mandate registrants to furnish valid passport information or valid travel document information for each beneficiary. The provided passport or travel document should be the one the beneficiary intends to use, if or when abroad, to enter the United States upon receiving an H-1B visa. Each beneficiary should only be registered under one passport or travel document.

In March, we will launch online filing for Form I-129 and its associated Form I-907 for non-cap H-1B petitions. On April 1, USCIS will initiate the acceptance of online filings for H-1B cap petitions and associated Forms I-907 for petitioners whose registrations have been selected.

To assist organizations and legal representatives in navigating the new process, we introduced our Tech Talks session in February 2024. In these sessions, participants can seek clarifications regarding organizational accounts and online filing of Form I-129 for H-1B petitions. USCIS encourages all individuals involved in the H-1B registration and petition filing process to attend these sessions.

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