Current H1B processing times 2018 – Nebraska, California, Vermont

By Anil Gupta,  17 Aug, 18      0  USA

H1B Processing times for H1B Extension, Amendment, Transfer, Change of Status and Consular processing in days, months for California, Nebraska, Vermont Service Center.


Last Updated-17 Aug 2018
CALIFORNIA SERVICE CENTERProcessing Applications received on or beforeWait DaysWait Months
H1B Consular ProcessingJanuary 10, 20182197
H1B Change of StatusJanuary 10, 20182197
H1B Extension / Amendment / TransferJanuary 10, 20182197
VERMONT SERVICE CENTERProcessing Applications received on or beforeWait DaysWait Months
H1B Consular ProcessingMarch 28, 20181424
H1B Change of StatusMarch 28, 20181424
H1B Extension / Amendment / TransferApril 04, 20181354
NEBRASKA SERVICE CENTERProcessing Applications received on or beforeWait DaysWait Months
H1B Extension / Amendment / TransferApril 19, 20181204

Related: H4 Processing Time 2018 – California, Vermont

These times are updated daily for 2018.
H1B Processing time for H1B Extension, Change of Status and Consular processing time numbers are in days.
H1B amendment is counted as H1B extension for processing time calculation.

H1B processing times date On or AFTER

Date means that USCIS is currently working on cases filed on or after this date.

Raise USCIS Case Service Request – Outside Normal Processing Time

If your ‘case received date’ is before the date mentioned above, you should raise a service request with USCIS 8 to check why your case has been delayed.
This certainly means that your case is taking longer than other similar cases and may be stuck in administrative processing.

H1B processing times - Updated Daily
H1B processing times – Updated Daily

USCIS Case pending and 240 day limit approaching after i94 expiry?

If you case is pending for result with USCIS and your 240 days after i94 expiry are fast approaching, we strongly recommend to upgrade your application to ‘Premium Processing’ at 200 day mark.

This will help you get a result before your 240 day limit and avoid stopping work and leave US 12.

H1B Premium Processing time

Premium processing is available for H1B extension cases and its processing time is 15 calendar days.

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CSC = California Service Center
VSC = Vermont Service Center
NSC = Nebraska Service Center
COS = Change Of Status in the U.S.
Extension = Extension of stay in the U.S.
Consular Proc = Visa to be issued outside USA in a US Embassy.
N.A. = Not Applicable

Source: USCIS