Foreign National Information

Immigration Services strives to help meet your immigration needs while you are employed with us.  Through this page we hope to give you information that will be useful while filling out your Questionnaire for the H-1B or J process at UAMS, as well as give you information regarding what documentation we need to be able to file your H-1B Petition or J Visa document.

Please read the Navigating The Tracker Questionnaire section of our website before completing your questionnaire!

Upon questionnaire completion, you will be requested to submit documents based on your application type.

If you are a new employee, welcome to UAMS!  We are excited that you will be joining our team of doctors, professors, researchers, students, and others that make up our campus.

H-1B and TN Documents

USCIS requires us to file appropriate documentation with H-1B and TN petitions.  Based on your future immigration status at UAMS, please click the appropriate link below to view the documents our office will need in order to assist you with your immigration petition.

H-1B/TN Extensions at UAMS

New H-1B/TN Employees at UAMS (excluding Residents and Fellows)

New H-1B/TN Employees who are Residents or Fellows

J Documents

The following documentation is needed to create the DS-2019 that is used to obtain the J-1 Visa.

New J-1 Employee

Infomation for New Employees

Destination: Arkansas Foreign National Orientation Booklet –– New- Moving to a new location can be difficult and there are things that might arise that you might not be prepared for.   We have created this booklet in hopes that questions you might have can be answered anytime you have them!

Tax preparation resouces: These resources are provided for informational purposes only. We recommend that you confirm with a tax professional or company that they are experienced in nonresident alien tax returns prior to using any service.