The University of Illinois Office of University Counsel

University of Illinois System

I-129 Deemed Export Certification Guidance

For access to guidance regarding the USCIS I-129 Form’s deemed export certification for H-1B, H-1B1, L-1 and O-1A petitions, please click on the link for your campus below:




The internal “Deemed Export Certification Form” that is needed by International Student and Scholar Services at Urbana for completing USCIS I-129 applications to obtain visas such as H-1B and O-1A, is available at  Access to this internal form is restricted by ISSS to unit contact people designated by ISSS. For additional background information regarding the deemed export certification, contact Samuel P. Padilla, Export Compliance Officer, Office of Sponsored Programs, at