Originally Answered: Can H4 visa holder do work from home for Indian based company and get the salary in INR ? Legally H4 can’t work unless get a work permit.
Can H4 work on India payroll?
There are many different facets to this question, but the short answer is no, you can’t. If you are only an H4 visa holder without any additional authorizations, you are not allowed to do freelance work while you are in the United States.
Can I work remotely for Indian company from USA on H4 visa?
Do the job of India remotely. H4 is dependent visa which does not allow to work in US (unless you have H4-EAD). Being said that no body policing you what you do at home and technically you can work for Indian company.
Can I work from US on India payroll?
Working from India on US payroll is not allowed unless you have some US work visas like H1B or L1 and for a short duration of 1 to 5 months. … They wait outside the USA for their H1B extension result and work remotely as an IT worker from their country.
Can H4 visa holder work for a foreign company?
Earning money on an H4 visa can be a bit tricky. While you’re not allowed to pursue employment actively, you also cannot work remotely for a foreign company or freelance.
Can I work on H4 without pay?
Yes, you can work as a volunteer for a non-profit company without pay on H4. Make sure that you do hold a position that would otherwise be a paid position.
When H4 visa holders can work?
The H4 EAD holder can work part time or full time without worrying about whether it will affect his/her status. The H4 EAD holder does not have to work in a specialty occupation; H4 visa EAD holders may work in any field for any employer. No job offer is required to apply for H4 visa EAD.
Can I work remotely from India for a US company?
Yes of course. US companies can take advantage of the new norm of working remotely to engage top talent especially in Tech in India to work for them. This will reduce the cost for the US companies by around 30-40% and get top tier talent in return with experience working with the best of firms.
Can we work remotely from India?
No, employers cannot pay remote employees in India in USD. An Indian employee performing work in India for a US company should be paid in INR in India. If you send them USD, it will get converted into INR because there are strict controls on Indian nationals holding foreign currency accounts in India.
Can I work remotely for a foreign company?
The foreign company must determine how to obtain the appropriate visa status for its worker so it can have an employee legally residing and working in the United States. This in turn will require the foreign company to have some type of corporate entity or branch office doing business in the United States.
Can I work for 2 companies at the same time in India?
Unless any of the employer specifically prohibits you from undergoing any other job whilst in full time employment with them which they normally do, it is perfectly legal for you to work for two employers. Let both the employer’s individually deduct your Provident Fund contribution. The PF A/c Numbers will differ.