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10-24-2016, 03:14 PM

I have a valid H1 visa with Company A. I have just got my H1 transfer petition approved from Company B. I will start my notice period soon.

I have a concern that if Company A decides my last day as Friday and first day at Company B is on Monday.

Is this gap of two days of being unemployed at either company OK? Or I must be employed at any company at all the time?

Also another question is, I have my recent H1 stamped on passport with Company A with expiry date of September 2018. But now I am changing company and if I travel to India in December, do I need to get new stamping done with the petition of new company before I enter US again? Or my existing stamp with Company A would work while entering back?


10-24-2016, 06:00 PM
You dont have to worry about 2 day gap as your H1 is approved and you are on valid status. You can use the visa stamp on passport until it gets expired. No need to get new h1 stamp if you change company.