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Change of Visa status from G4 to a different Visa, I-566 Endorsement

Scenario 1: G4 Visa to another visa

Step

Action

 

Action by Staff

01

Seek legal advice from an external immigration attorney.

02

Complete form F200034 and attach two original copies of the Form I-566 duly signed with blue ink to be endorsed by the State Department along with a copy of the most recent I-94 and visa.

In addition,

  • If applying for an F1 visa, provide a copy of the I-20.
  • If applying for an H1B visa, provide the job offer letter and 1797 USCIS notice of receipt of the petition.
  • If applying for a B1/B2 visa, provide a letter of intent to leave the U.S. describing what you and your dependent will do here, and timeframe of stay.

03

Drop off the original completed form with HR Operations.

 

Action by HR

04

Send the two copies of Form I-566 and the explanation letter to the Office of Foreign Missions, for endorsement.

Note:

The processing time for the State Department is around two weeks.

05

Notify the staff member when Form I-566 is received, either endorsed or denied.

 

Action by Staff

06

Complete change of visa process as advised by your immigration attorney.

Scenario 2: G4 Visa to Permanent Residency

Step

Action

 

Action by Staff

01

Complete form F200034 and send to HR Operations.

 

Action by HR

02

Prepare a non-endorsement letter and contact the staff member as soon as it is ready to be picked up.

 

Action by Staff

03

Complete change of visa process as advised by your immigration attorney.

Note:

The following attorneys have been assisting staff and dependents. However, selection of an attorney is at the discretion of the family and legal services are not endorsed or reimbursed by the Bank Group.

 

  • Mr. Andrew Greenfield: 202-349-2183
  • Ms. Amy R. Novick: 202-293-3123
  • Ms. Julie Oliver-Zhang: 202-643-1110
  • Ms. Linda Hoffman: 202-331-9450
  • Ms. Maria Glinsmann: 301-987-0030 (Ext. 3)
  • Ms. Palma Yanni: 202-338-1995
  • Mr. Richard Bromberg: 202-835-0660
  • Mr. Sena Basnayake: 202-872-1600
  • Ms. Suneeta Dewan: 212-629-8899