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Banti
05-17-2011, 09:03 PM
I lost my H4 visa and I-94 and don't have the copy of it.My visa is valid till october 25,2011. Can someone please tell me what am I supposed to do. I am very much tensed about it.

rahul2699
05-18-2011, 12:44 AM
I lost my H4 visa and I-94 and don't have the copy of it.My visa is valid till october 25,2011. Can someone please tell me what am I supposed to do. I am very much tensed about it.

loosing visa as in misplacing passport?

Banti
05-18-2011, 12:59 AM
I applied for the passport in Indian consulate and got that. But what about H4 visa and I-94 as I dont have the copy of it?

LondonTown
05-18-2011, 08:45 AM
Lost or stolen U.S. visas cannot be replaced in the U.S. For replacement of a visa, you must apply in person at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate abroad. When applying for the replacement of a visa, you will need to provide a written account documenting the loss of your passport and visa. Include a copy of the police report.

Read more Lost and Stolen Passports, Visas, and Arrival-Departure Records (Form I-94) (http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/info/info_2009.html#6)

sadib888
05-18-2011, 12:54 PM
I had to carry my passport with me as i have no Id here.

dxldad
05-18-2011, 01:13 PM
I applied for the passport in Indian consulate and got that. But what about H4 visa and I-94 as I dont have the copy of it?

I put my passport in laundry once. Got the new passport issued at the Indian embassy. You do not need an H4 visa stamped, a visa is needed only to re-enter US. I am not sure about the I-94, but I think you could apply for an I94 claiming that you lost it. Mine was damaged but I still had it.

Banti
05-18-2011, 06:38 PM
Can anyone tell me how long it takes to process I-94 and what needs to be done when dont have the copy of I-94.

Have any anyone went through the same situation as mine.

LondonTown
05-18-2011, 06:42 PM
Have you filed the Police Report?

Banti
05-18-2011, 08:39 PM
Yes, I have filed the complaint and have the police report with me.

LondonTown
05-18-2011, 09:01 PM
Yes, I have filed the complaint and have the police report with me.

If you are a foreign citizen temporarily in the U.S., and you lose your U.S. visa, you can remain for the duration of your authorized stay, as shown on your Arrival-Departure Record (Form I-94). You will need a valid passport to depart the U.S. and to enter another country. Your I-94 is needed as you depart the U.S., to document that you are departing by the required date. If your passport with your I-94 are lost or stolen, you must get them replaced immediately.

Replacement of a lost or stolen Form I-94 falls under the responsibility of Department of Homeland Security (DHS). To file for a replacement I-94, see Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document (http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=e5d95d4c6608e010VgnVCM1000000ecd190aRCR D&vgnextchannel=db029c7755cb9010VgnVCM10000045f3d6a1 RCRD) at the DHS, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website and see Arrival-Departure Record (http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/travel/id_visa/i-94_instructions/) at the DHS, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) website.

I believe you should be having your approved I-539.

DO NOT WAIT, EDUCATE YOURSELF BY GOING THRU THE LINKS AND CALL THE NEAREST CBP OFFICE AND DISCUSS WITH THE OFFICERS.