What documents do I need to submit with DS-260?

DS-260 Supporting Documents

  • Nationality proof (a passport photo page and a copy of the birth certificate).
  • A copy of the marriage certificate.
  • In the event of any prior marriages, a copy of the termination documents for the marriage (i.e. death or divorce certificates)

What is the income limit for affidavit of support?

Eligibility for Sponsoring the Immigration of a Foreign Relative

People in Household Active duty Sponsors in U.S. Armed forces All Other Sponsors
1 $11,860 $14,825
2 $16,020 $20,025
3 $20,160 $25,200
4 $24,300 $30,375

How long does DS-260 take to process?

7-15 months

What to do after US visa is approved?

If your visa has been approved, you will be informed how and when your passport and visa will be returned to you. Carefully review After the Interview on usvisas.state.gov to learn what to do when you receive your visa, entering the United States, paying the USCIS Immigrant Fee, and other important information.

How do you know if US visa is approved?

Check the Status of Your Visa You can check the status of your application any time at this website: https://ceac.state.gov/CEACStatTracker/Status.aspx. Please wait at least three business days following your visa interview to check on the status of your application.

What do I need to bring to NVC interview?

What to bring to the Interview

  • Appointment Letter – The interview appointment letter you received from NVC.
  • Passport – For each applicant, an unexpired passport valid for six months beyond the intended date of entry into the United States.

Can visa be rejected after administrative processing?

If denied a visa after administrative processing, can the decision be appealed? No. Visa denials cannot be appealed, but applicants can reapply for a visa in the future. Applicants who reapply for a visa must submit a new visa application and pay a new application fee.

How long can US Embassy hold passport?

15 days

What to do after submitting DS-260?

After submitting the Form DS-260 online, print the confirmation page. You must bring the confirmation page to your visa interview. Please be aware that KCC can only tell you if your form has been processed. KCC cannot tell you whether or not you or your family members are eligible for diversity visas.

Who has to fill out form DS-260?

Immigrant Visa Process After you pay your fees and the status in CEAC is updated to ‘PAID’, you and each qualified family member immigrating with you must complete the Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration (Form DS-260).

How long does it take for NVC to review affidavit of support?

between 30 and 60 days

What documents do I need to submit with DS-260?

DS-260 Checklist Copy of your current passport; Birth certificate (with English translation if necessary); Police clearance certificate if over the age of 16 and lived in the country of application for more than six months; Document of current marital status (certificate of marriage, divorce, death, etc.);

Can I have bangs in passport photo?

Yes, you can have both bangs and curtain bangs in your passport photo as long as they are a part of your appearance every day and that they don’t hide any of your important facial features such as your eyes. You should try dividing your bangs into two sections to ensure that your face is fully visible.

Can PR application be rejected because of photo?

“This letter is to inform you that your Permanent Resident (PR) Card cannot be issued without a compliant/acceptable photo. The photograph provided does not meet the required specifications.

What is US visa photo requirements?

The US visa photo size should be 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm). The photo should be positioned in a way that the head is between 1 and 1 3/8 inches (22 mm and 35 mm) or 50% and 69% of the image’s total height from the bottom of your chin to the top of the head. In color. Taken within the last 6 months.

How long does DS-260 take to process?

Assuming that USCIS has all of the information that it needs, they will usually approve or deny this sponsorship petition within 7-15 months, depending on your situation. When approved, USCIS will forward your paperwork to the National Visa Center.

Can I wear a hijab in my passport photo?

The State Department generally forbids wearing head covering in a photo, but there are exceptions. It is allowed to stay in a yarmulke or a hijab as long as the applicant wears it on a daily basis and has written reasons.

Can a baby wear a bow in passport photo?

No headbands, hats or hair bows are allowed. The child must look directly at the camera and have both eyes open. (It is OK if a baby under 6 months old has partially closed eyes.) The best way to take a passport photo of a baby is to place the baby on a white sheet or blanket and take the photo from above.

Why is my PR application rejected?

A PR application could be rejected due to various reasons such as failure to meet eligibility requirements, failure to provide the right documents, failure to write a complete and consistent detail in the form, unclear scanned copies of documents, missed deadlines, criminality, health, and others.

Can I take my own PR photo?

You may attach a color or black and white photo – it is up to you. A background must be white, plain and clear. Avoid shadows or patterns too. If you have some trouble with obtaining a clear, white background, use an online photo editor to remove the background from your image.

Can you smile for visa photos?

Yes, but it must be a natural, unexaggerated smile. Both your eyes must be open.

Can I wear makeup for visa photo?

Yes you can. I wore full face of makeup for my passport photo and had zero issues. As long as your face is not covered by your hair (needs to be tucked behind ears) and you are not altering your face (think contouring your nose to a different shape) you’ll be fine.