For information on eligibility requirements and the application process for gaining work permission as a J-2 dependent, click here.

  • The work authorization is adjudicated by U.S.C.I.S.
  • The J-2 dependent submits all required forms, documentation and filing fee of $410.
  • U.S.C.I.S processing time is approximately 90 days
  • The EAD( Employment Authorization Document) is mailed to the J-2 dependent.