Why buy the PERM kit?
Geared toward employers and human resource professionals, the PERM kit provides step by step instructions to easily guide you through this complex, non-intuitive process.
Although most users of the PERM kit are employers or employers representatives such as HR professionals and attorneys, many foreign national employees purchase this kit to provide themselves with a detailed step by step roadmap.
The kit is divided into 3 easy to use sections: PERM Overview, Preparing the PERM petition, and Filing the PERM petition. You can use it as a step by step guide, or as a reference manual.
Publishing Date: September 19, 2016
You will have access to download this kit and future versions of this kit for 12 months from your date of purchase.
We will email you when a new version is uploaded. You may then log in to your accountand download the latest version. This allows you to always have the most recent kit when you are ready to file with USCIS.
After you checkout, you will be taken to a page with a link to download the kit. it is in a zip file format. You will also receive an email with the receipt as well as the download link.
Please save the zip file to your computer. After the download is complete, double click the zip file to open it. You will see the PERM Kit in pdf format, a folder with the sample completed forms, and a folder with the editable, fillable USCIS forms. The USCIS forms do not have any restrictions or security and can be edited and saved using Adobe Reader.
If you forget where you saved it, or if your hard drive crashes, you can always log in to your account at anytime to download your kit.
Table of Contents
Step by Step PERM Application Process
Prevailing Wage Determinations
Pre-filing Recruitment Requirements for Professional Positions
Impact of Layoffs
Special Provisions for closely held corporations, partnerships, etc.
Special Provisions for University Teachers, Nurses and Domestic Workers
Preparing the PERM Petition
Determining the Job Title and Job Duties
Second Preference Aliens of Extraordinary Ability – EB-2
Third Preference Skilled & Other Workers – EB-3
Foreign Language Requirements
Degree Requirements and Foreign Equivalency
Requiring Previous Work Experience
Sample Work Experience Letter
Other Requirements (Section H-14)
Preparing the PERM Advertisement
SVP and How the DOL Determines the Minimum Requirements
PERM Advertisement Template
Sample PERM Advertisement
Checking and Obtaining the PERM Prevailing Wage
How to Complete the Prevailing Wage Request Form – DOL ETA Form 9141
Determining the Offered Salary and Ability to Pay
Selecting Recruitment & Advertising Options
Paying for the Recruitment and Advertising
Placing the 30 day SWA Job Order
Placing the PERM Sunday Newspaper Advertisements
Placing the Additional Required PERM Advertisements
Preparing and Placing the Internal Notice of Filing
Internal Notice of Filing Template
Sample Internal Notice of Filing
Preparing and Placing the In House Media
In House Media Posting Template
Sample In House Media Posting
Determining which Applicants Qualify
Interviewing Instructions for PERM Recruitment
Sample Telephone Log
Recruitment Report Template
Sample Recruitment Report
Filing the PERM Petition
Registering your online PERM Employer Account
Line by Line Instructions for Completing ETA Form 9089
Magic Language in Section H-14
Completing PERM Form ETA 9089 Electronically
Filing PERM Form ETA 9089 Electronically
Completing and Filing PERM Form ETA 9089 by Mail
Filing confirmation required within 7 days
How to Check the Status of a PERM Petition
PERM National Address, Email Addresses and Telephone Numbers
How to prepare the Audit File
How to Respond to an Audit
Receiving the PERM Approval
How to appeal a PERM denial
Request for Review
Request for Reconsideration
Sample Completed Forms
Sample Form ETA 9141 - Application for Prevailing Wage Determination
Sample Form ETA 9089 - Application for Permanent Employment Certification