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Registered: ‎02-22-2018

Married Non Resident Alien from F1-OPT to H1-B



I am an Indian in the US for 6 years now. I was on F1-OPT until 30 September 2017, and my H1-B kicked on 1 October 2017.

I also got married in Feb 2017.


1) Do I consider my self as Resident Alien or Non-Resident Alien?

2) Do I need to file the form 1040NR or 1040NR EZ?

3) Do I need to file the 8843 form?

4) Since I got married and considering the complex scenario, should I consider to file as 'married filing separately' or 'married filing jointly'?

5) My Husband is also a Non-Resident Alien living in the US for the last 3 and half years now.


Kindly help with my query Smiley Happy

I've been breaking my head about this and don't understand how to go about it Smiley Sad