Scholar – O/P Visa Petition Worksheet for Hiring Departments
If you are a UTSA department that would like to request to hire an O/P-visa worker you must read this handout and complete the included paperwork.
Note: If O/P-visa employee has ever been on or currently is on a J-1 visa and subject to the two-year rule, the employee must consult with International Scholar Services for further instructions.
- Download the form and handouts. Go to File/Save As in your browser to save the form to your desktop so that you may retain changes and email the form to others.
Note: It can take several months to complete this process, as information must be accepted and processed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Please plan accordingly.
Note: DO NOT STAPLE THE DOCUMENTS. Please use a binder clamp or paperclip so that the documents can be copied easily.