Visa Office

Who we are

Valery Stanley, Immigration Specialist, Sr.: 630-840-3933,

Heather Foy, Program Administrator: 630-840-3811,

The general Visa Office email is


By appointment only.  We require a 24-hour notice and estimated time of arrival. We will attempt to accommodate requests based on other appointment times.

Schedule an appointment here.

What we do

Ensure all foreign national employees, users and visitors are authorized to be in the United States in general and at Fermilab specifically.

  • Prepare the appropriate immigration-related documents for Fermilab’s foreign national employees, users, and visitors.
  • Monitor foreign nationals’ status in the United States, updating and/or amending records as needed.
  • Keep the lab up to date on the U.S. immigration law changes and ensure compliance with federal law.
  • Provide additional assistance to foreign nationals.

Questions? Comments? Contact the Visa Office.