VSC Practice Pointer: L-1B to L-1A Conversion

VSC Practice Pointer: L-1B to L-1A Conversion

The $500 fraud fee is not required, since the (VSC) does not consider this a "change of status," but a change in the conditions of employment.

In regard to completing Form I-129, VSC provided the following guidance:

  1. Changing from L-1B to L-1A and requesting an extension of stay:
    • Part 2.2 Basis for Classification: indicate c. "Change in previously approved employment"
    • Part 5 Requested Action: indicate c. "Extend the stay of the person(s) since they now hold this status"
  2. Changing from L-1B to L-1A without an extension request for additional time:
    • Part 2.2 Basis for Classification: indicate c. "Change in previously approved employment"