Sridhar - Immigration Officer - Bangalore, KA, India

Lohitha Sridhar

Bangalore, KA, India


Immigration Officer


 End to End Visa Processing from the receipt of petitions
 Complete US Relocation Process
 Processing of B1, L1, H1, L2, H4 visas for US
 Briefing to associates/dependants going for US Visa stamping
 Europe and Non US countries visa processing
 Overseas Travel Process (Insurance, medicals, agreements, Deputation letter etc.)

Work History

Immigration Analyst

IBM India Pvt Ltd

From January 2013

(US, Cannada, UK, Belgium, Netherlands & Italy) in Landed support Services
o Preparing/verifying documents, assisting Employees and filing business visa, employment visa and dependant visa for various countries. Advised assignee and Project Manager on Assignment initiation process.
o Research on the visa system for new geographies & provide checklist/guide notes for business/employment visas.
o Oversee complete documentation (including Immigration application forms, covering letter, invite letter, suggesting Job Descriptions according to the clients' professions, suggestions on improvements in the cases as per the Immigration Policies and Standards) and submitting the documents to the Consulate/agencies.
o After submission a regular follow-up is carried out to monitor the progress of the clients' applications.
o After the issuance of visa, provide with all the information and documents (port of entry letter, deputation letter) that clients may require in order to settle comfortably in a new country Collection of documents from associates and dependants as per the Visa type and checklist
o Briefing employees for business/employment visa interview and for their business/employment visa travel.
o Coordinating with the employees for any clarification
o Creating LCA and filing H1B visa. Also, worked on basic green card documents.
o Providing updates, preparing immigration reports, maintaining and updating the documents and records.
o Providing technical support in automating the processes, wherever applicable.
o Preparing travel kit / guide for various countries.
o Preparing a visa guide / process guide.

Immigration Analyst

IBM India Pvt Ltd

December 2010 - November 2012

Tata Consultancy Services (under payroll of Genius Consultants Ltd.) as a Visa Officer

Visa Officer

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd

December 2010 - November 2012

➢ Roles & responsibilities:
o Collection of documents from associates as per the visa category
o Collection of documents from associates and dependants as per the Visa type and checklist
o Assist associates and their dependants to fill up visa forms
o Form DS 160 review
o Blocking PA dates with US Consulates
o Intimate associates about their PA dates thru mails
o Coordinate with Finance and arrange DD's
o Submitting documents to VFS
o Preparation of BEP Covering Letters and Border Security Letters for Visa Stamping
o Conducting visa interview briefing sessions for associates and their dependants
o Ensuring associate and their dependants have all necessary documents required for PA
o Re-submitting the documents to VFS incase Consulates needs clarification or additional documents
o Update VTS (Visa Tracking System)
o Upload soft copy of Visa in GESS on receipt of visas
o Collecting feedback from associates whose visa stamping got rejected
o Reports submitted to Consulate and management
o Monitoring Closely on travel desk activities
o Responsible for executing all travel related services which includes routing, Coasting and reservation for Air travel with Hotels and Car reservations for all VIPS travelers
o Providing difference Quotation on Airline, car and hotel for the employees
o Vendor Management.

HR Admin

Natural Paving U.K Ltd

August 2009 - December 2010

❖ Aug 2009 - Dec 2010: Natural Paving U.K Ltd as a HR Admin
➢ HR Activities
o Performance Management
o Handling entire recruitment
o Handling employee's joining formalities, induction, training and development
o Conduct Employee Engagement Programs
o BGC, Medicals etc
o Handling exit formalities of employees
➢ Administration Activities
o Liaison with banks for opening new accounts
o Security, Housekeeping
o Arranging tickets and hotel accommodation
o General Office Administration
o Prepare daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as per requirements
o Asset Management

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