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H-1 Lottery Registration is Here Again!

In order to register for the H-1 lottery this year, USCIS has issued instructions for you to follow. Below, please note the employer must already have or can immediately set up an account with USCIS. That process is found on the USCIS website, or more importantly, your H-1 attorney can do that for you.

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How to Register:

In order to submit an H-1B registration, you must first create a USCIS online account.

The initial registration period for FY 2024 will open at noon Eastern on March 1 and run through noon Eastern on March 17. Both representatives and registrants must wait until March 1 to create and submit H-1B registrations.

Prospective petitioners (also known as registrants) must use a “registrant” account within myUSCIS to submit registrations. After they select “I am an H-1B registrant” account type, registrants will not be able to add additional information until the initial registration period opens. Registrants submitting their own registrations will enter their company information as part of their first H-1B registration. Registrants working with a representative will review company information that their representatives enter. Please see the video below for instructions about setting up registrant accounts.

Representatives can create an account at any time by using the same kind of account already available to representatives. Representatives who already have a representative account may use that account; they do not need to create a new account. Unlike registrants, representatives enter information about their law firm or organization as part of setting up an account. Please see the video below for instructions about setting up an attorney or representative account.