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May I still apply for an H-1B visa even though my education was not completed in the U.S.?

Foreign degree holders qualify for H-1B visa status even if the degree is obtained from a foreign country so long it is the equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor’s Degree. Credentials in a foreign language must be accompanied by certified English translations. Applicants are well-advised to obtain a written evaluation of their credentials, transcripts, diplomas and degrees from an approved Credential Evaluation Service for inclusion in their H-1B visa application package to the USCIS. Masters Degrees from a non-U.S. institution do not qualify for the additional 20,000 visas allotted to U.S. Masters Degree holders.

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