Basic Requirement: Bachelor’s or higher degree or its equivalent (foreign degree) is normally the minimum entry requirement for the position.
Period of Stay: As an H-1B nonimmigrant, you may be admitted for a period of up to three years. Your time period may be extended, but generally cannot go beyond a total of six years, though some exceptions do apply.
Family of H-1B Visa Holders
The spouse and unmarried children under 21 years of age are entitled to H-4 classification. The dependents may not be employed under the H-4 classification.