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So you found a candidate, but they need to transfer their H-1B visa. We take care of all the moving parts and complexities so your team can hit the ground running. You don’t need to worry about the attorney, the paperwork or filing.

5-Step Process

Step 1

Screen

We make sure the position and candidate qualify for the H-1B

Step 2

Onboard

We collect all the details we need for the H-1B petition in one go

Step 3

Review

We review the petition together with the labor condition application

Step 4

Share

We give you the compliance docs to keep for your records

Step 5

Sign

You sign the final version of the petition and we ship it to USCIS

Customer Stories

| Legalpad | US Work Visa and Immigration Services

"Legalpad has taken the dreaded H-1B process and made it as simple as posting a new job on a job board."

Stewart Fortier
Banzai
| Legalpad | US Work Visa and Immigration Services"Preparing the H-1B petition is remarkably easy with Legalpad. The Legalpad team provides a wealth of knowledge about immigration in the workplace and simplifies a complex process for our legal and HR teams using a tech-driven approach." Avalara Legal Team
| Legalpad | US Work Visa and Immigration Services"Legalpad is the only immigration service that 'gets it.' I've personally had two visa petitions approved with Legalpad which have allowed me to create tremendous value in the US. I simply wouldn't trust anyone else to handle my file." Chris Pitchford
Ally

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Checklists

O-1A Criteria for Startup Founders

You’ll remember from our O-1A FAQs post, that there are eight criteria for the O-1A visa. The good news is you only have to meet a minimum of three criteria to qualify for the O-1A.

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