USCIS Announces the FY 2022 H-1B Cap Registration and Selection Timeline

The H-1B registration period for FY 2022 H-1B cap cases will open March 9, 2021 and will close on March 25, 2021. USCIS intends to notify registrants of their selection on March 31, 2021. USCIS will send employers instructions for filing H-1B petitions selected in lottery. Employers will be permitted to file FY 2022 H-1B cap petitions from April 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021. USCIS may select additional FY 2022 H-1B petitions for processing during the summer if it does not receive enough petitions to reach the annual quota.