H4 EAD -step by step process how to apply yourself- DRAFT
Here lets discuss how to apply H4 EAD after the final rule is published by yourself . Usually Law firms charge near 300$ for filing EAD. You can have a lawyer do the same if you have enough $$$ .
If you want to save $$$ and use the same for partying with your spouse /else you are broken and cant afford a lawyer for applying EAD, You can do it yourself if you have basic computer knowledge and follow the steps provided by USCIS .
We shall give the step by step process in detail after final rule.But using the currently draft I765 form and required supporting documents lets see how the EAD form I765 looks and also what other supporting documents needed to be sent for EAD as per the DRAFT.
1)fill I765 for H4 EAD VIEW SAMPLE FILLED FORM HERE -DRAFT –I765-H4 EAD application
After final rule is published the latest form will be available along with instructions at :http://www.uscis.gov/i-765
3)Get all the supporting documents and mail to the address which will be given once we have the Final rule published, along with a money order of 380$ .(we shall update the exact fee once final rule is published)
2)approved I-797 of H1B Spouse
3)approved I-797 notice of H4
No need of SSN number since H4 dont have SSN, Marriage certificate of India in English is sufficient.
Ensure you download the I94 from
Refer to link below for detailed draft supporting documents:
USCIS will check your application and documents and will send notice of action for Bio-metric and photographs requirements .This is mandatory and you need to go to the center mentioned in the notice with your Photographs, original documents, photo ID -Passport or US Driving License.
This step requires you to be present in USA. All other steps can be done from outside the country. Once your biometric is done you should receive you EAD within 90 days. After your biometrics you can travel outside USA and come back after you get your EAD which will be mailed to the address in I765.
Note:We are not lawyers. please consult lawyer for legal opinion.