Spouses and unmarried minor children (under 21 years of age) of of the Primary Visa Holder are eligible for Dependent Status
Dependents outside the US:
All dependents who plan to enter the US in a Dependent status must apply for a visa stamp at a US Consulate outside the US. Please visit the Consulate’s website for a list of items needed to apply for the visa. Do not complete a Form I-539 for Dependents who are not currently holding a non-immigrant status (i.e.H-4, J-2, F-2) in the US.
Dependents holding a valid nonimmigrant status in the US:
Learn about filing a Dependent Application with USCIS here.
Download a Form I-539 here
Eligible for Work
May Study Full or Part Time
Yes (Must Apply for Work Authorization)