Starting a Request

Timing a work visa request:

FSVS strongly recommends that hiring departments make every effort to submit a request to us a full .  Incorporating enough lead time can prove crucial to minimizing anxious moments for the department, the individual, and their family members.

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Initiating a work visa request:

In the summer of 2017, FSVS implemented a new online case system, Tracker 8.  As of October 1, 2017, we no longer accept paper-based requests.

To access Tracker 8, Department Administrators must attend training provided by FSVS.  For information about upcoming training sessions, email us:  fsvs@usc.edu

The Department Administrator begins the request process by filling out and sending a Service Request to their designated Visa Specialist:

Service Request Form

Video Walkthrough – Initiating a case