FY 2024 H-1B Registrations: According to a notice issued by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, the initial registration period for the fiscal year 2024 H-1B cap will start at noon Eastern Time (ET) on 1st March 2023 and run through noon Eastern on 17th March 2023. Utilizing our online H-1B registration system, prospective petitioners and representatives will be able to complete and submit their registrations during this period.
For the FY 2024 H-1B cap, USCIS will assign a confirmation number to each submitted registration. This number is solely utilized for registration tracking; This number cannot be used to monitor your case status in Case Status Online.
FY 2024 H-1B registrations
Petitioners will be required to pay a fee of $10 for this initial registration. We will randomly select registrations and notify users via their myUSCIS online accounts if we receive sufficient registrations by March 17th, 2023. If we do not receive sufficient registrations, all registrations that were submitted correctly during the initial registration period will be selected. According to a press release issued by the immigration agency, “We intend to notify account holders by 31st March 2023“. On February 21st, prospective petitioners can create new accounts, which are necessary for the application.
American and Indian technology companies use H-1B visas to meet the demand for highly skilled tech workers in the US. Also, Indians receive approximately 70% of the new visas issued annually, making them the primary beneficiaries of this visa. A number of American technology firms have received the majority of this visa in recent years. This year’s demand for new H-1B visas, which typically receive far more applications than the 85,000 visas that are available. However, it is unknown due to the recent wave of tech layoffs in the United States.
FY 2024 H-1B Cap Season Registration Schedule
An H-1B cap-subject petition, including a petition for a beneficiary eligible for the advanced degree exemption. Also, it may only be filed by a petitioner whose registration for the beneficiary named in the H-1B petition was selected in the H-1B registration process.
Moreover, “for the FY 2024 H-1B cap season, the U.S. Department of Treasury has approved a temporary increase in the daily credit card transaction limit from $24,999.99 to $39,999.99. The volume of previous H-1B registrations that exceeded the daily credit card limit prompted this temporary increase. “Before the beginning of the initial H-1B registration period, additional information will be provided,” the agency stated.