Sample H4 EAD Cover Letter

Spouses, of foreign nationals holding a H1-B visa in the United States, who are applying for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) can include a cover letter with their H4 EAD petition that mentions the primary’s H-1B and approved I-140 immigration petition. This H4 EAD cover should also include all required supporting documents.

[Applicant's Full Name]

Mailing Address
City, State, and Zip Code

[Insert Date]

[address to be determined based on where the applicant lives, and method of mailing e.g. USPS, UPS, FEDEX, DHL]

Re: H4-Employment Authorization Document

Applicant: [Your Full Name]
A-Number: [Your Alien Registration Number]

To Whom It May Concern

On [insert date] I was granted an H4 Visa based on my husband [insert spouse name] status a valid H-1B Visa holder with an approved I-140 Immigrant Petition.I am now seeking an Employment Authorization Document [EAD] to lawfully be able work in the United States.

Enclosed please find the following supporting documents:

  1. Check (No. xxxxx) in the amount of $495 representing the $410 and $85 biometric services fee; or Form G-1450 [Authorization for Credit Card Transactions];
  2. Completed Form I-765;
  3. Front and back copy of my Passport with Visa pages
  4. Front and back copy of my husband's Passport
  5. Approved I-797 Form (H4)
  6. Approved I-797 Form (H1-B - Husband)
  7. Copy of Marriage Certificate and translation if applicable
  8. Copy of ITIN number
  9. 2 Color photos
  10. Copy of completed Form G-1145, E-Notification Application/Petition Acceptance

I hereby request that this agency process my Application for Employment Authorization Document at the earliest convenience.Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at [insert address].Thank you kindly for your time, as well as consideration rendered in this matter.

[Insert Name]

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