H1B Dropbox Appointment no NIE document

Hello All,

I have dropbox appointment scheduled for 29th October.

I wanted to check on the NIE document requirement and what’s exactly needed - can we write the letter ourselves or a letter from Employer is also needed?
My employer is not issuing NIE and I do not have any family in US so that category for NIE does not apply to me.

I was looking for appointment from past several months and now that I was able to schedule one, I noticed the requirement of NIE on appointment confirmation page. Up until now I was under the impression that NIE was needed only to travel back. I was ignorant of the fact its needed for visa stamping too :frowning:

With this situation what would be community’s advise - should I consider cancelling the appointment? I am currently in US.

Appreciate your time and assistance.

You can draft NIE letter yourself explaining how your job is related to the 16 sectors eligible for NIE. Go through below articles/post to get more clarity.

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Thanks for the lead Kalpesh. Appreciate your help.