Welcome to the next stages of the immigration process. You have come to this webpage if you received an e-mail or letter from the National Visa Center (NVC) requesting that you take a specific action. Find the requested action in the list below and click for instructions.
|IMPORTANT NOTICE: Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver –
On January 2nd, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that certain immediate relatives of U.S. citizens present in the United States, who are in the process of seeking immigrant visas with the Department of State to become lawful U.S. permanent residents, may apply for provisional waivers before departing the U.S. to attend their immigrant visa interviews. Refer to the News Release and Instructions on the USCIS Website for eligibility information and instructions. Learn more. USCIS will begin accepting provisional unlawful presence waiver, Form I-601A applications on March 4th, 2013. Immigrant visa applicants with an immigrant visa interview appointment letter from the National Visa Center dated before January 3rd, 2013 are not eligible to file the I-601A.
Important Information – For I-601A Applicants: