H4 stamping on H-1B extension without H-1B current stamping

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Hello, I have my current h1 valid till Sep 2022 and my extension has been approved. If my spouse went for h4 stamping in Sep after my current h1 gets expired, Do I need to get my visa stamped first for the extension or only extension I797 will be suffice to get h4 stamping. Thanks, Ashish


US consulates in recent years have not insisted on H-1B visa stamping before they stamp an H-4 visa.

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