Foreign National Payment Eligibility Matrix

ELIGIBLE PAYMENTS FROM DUKE UNIVERSITY

VISA
TYPE
(Common)
PAYMENTS
FOR
EMPLOYMENT
NON-COMPENSATORY
B-2 or W-T -------- --------
B-1 or W-B -------- --------
J-1 SHORT TERM SCHOLAR 1,2 1,2
J-1 PROFESSOR/
RESEARCHER
2 2
J-1 STUDENT 3,6 3,6
F-1 4,6 4,6
H-1B 5 --------
TN 5 --------
-------- Indicates that no payments are permissible. Any unauthorized employment is a violation of status and makes the employee deportable and Duke University subject to penalties.
  1. Maximum time allowed in the US for W-B & W-T visa waivers is 3 months; 6 months for J-1 Short Term Scholars; and no limits for B visaholders.
  2. Requires written approval from exchange visitor's sponsor, if the sponsor is other than Duke University.
  3. Students (J-1 Visaholders) may be employed by or receive payment from sponsoring institutions only.
    All employment requires prior written approval from the sponsor.
  4. Students (F-1 Visaholders) must obtain work authorization for all work off the home school campus.
  5. In order to issue payments, Duke University must be the visa sponsor.
  6. All combined on-campus employment is limited to 19.9 hours/week while school is in session and full-time during holidays and school vacations. Departments should contact Duke Visa Services regarding any exceptions.