What supporting documents do I need for i 864?

A copy of your individual Federal income tax return, including W-2s for the most recent tax year, or a statement and/or evidence describing why you were not required to file. Also include a copy of each and every Form 1099, Schedule, and any other evidence of reported income.

What happens after I-864 is approved?

Petitioner: The petitioner must complete an Affidavit of Support Form I-864. National Visa Center: After your petition is approved, the National Visa Center (NVC) will assist you in preparing your visa application for interview for certain visa categories at U.S. Embassies & Consulates.

Can I submit I-864 electronically?

Starting January 1, 2017, the National Visa Center (NVC) will accept photocopies and scanned versions of signed Forms I-864 and associated documents. Please note that the form must still be signed; typed names and electronic signatures will not be accepted.

What are the supporting documents for affidavit of support?

You can prove your relationship by submitting a photocopy of one of the documents below:

  • Birth certificate;
  • Marriage certificate;
  • Adoption certificate;
  • The petitioner or joint sponsor’s most recent Federal Income Tax Returns, if you are listed as a dependent; or.
  • A signed, written statement describing the relationship.

Can I withdraw affidavit of support?

You can withdraw I-864 affidavit of support as long as a final decision hasn’t been made on your case. This means that the I-485 petition must still be in pending status when you submit your withdrawal request. Withdrawing the affidavit of support form is really serious.

Does I-864 need to be notarized?

The form does NOT have to be notarized. The sponsor must sign the form, even if a joint sponsor also submits an I-864 to meet the income requirement. However, when signing the form, under the penalty of perjury, the sponsor certifies that all the information and documents provided are true and correct.

How many times can you give affidavit of support?

There may be no more than two joint sponsors. A joint sponsor must be able to meet the income requirements for all the persons he or she is sponsoring without combining resources with the petitioning sponsor or a second joint sponsor.

Who fills out Form I 864EZ?

2. Who Completes Form I-864EZ? Only the U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or U.S. national who filed Form I-130 for a family member, may complete this affidavit. A sponsor is required to be at least 18 years of age and domiciled in the United States, its territories, or possessions.

How much does form I-864 cost?

Common Immigration Forms and Fees

Government Form Who Must File It Filing Fee
Form I-765 (Application for Employment Authorization Document) Relative seeking a green card $0 (if you’ve already paid the filing fee for Form I-485; otherwise, $410)
Form I-864 (Financial Support Form) Sponsoring relative (or joint sponsor) $0

How do I get an affidavit of support?

How to Get an Affidavit of Support? To get the document, the sponsor must file Form I-864, Affidavit of Support to USCIS. They must also attach the supporting documents for the immigrant visa. The sponsor must sign the form in black ink.

What is the difference between Form I-864 and I 864EZ?

Form I-864EZ, Affidavit of Support, is a shorter and simpler version of Form I-864, Affidavit of Support. Form I-864 or Form I-864EZ is legally required for many family-based immigrants to show that the intending immigrant has adequate means of financial support and is not likely to become a public charge.

What is Form I-864 used for?

As the person completing Form I-864, you are the sponsor (or, as appropriate, a substitute sponsor or joint sponsor). By signing this form, you agree to financially support an immigrant who applies for either an immigrant visa or adjustment of status to become a lawful permanent resident.

How do I write a letter of affidavit of support?

Every I-751 affidavit should cover these basic points:

  1. Full name and address of affiant.
  2. Date and place of birth.
  3. Relationship to I-751 applicant and spouse.
  4. An account of your relationship explaining: How you met the couple.
  5. Details explaining how the person acquired this knowledge (i.e. friends)
  6. Date and signature.

Who can fill Form I-864?

You must be at least 18 years of age to act as a sponsor and sign Form I-864. A legal guardian may also sign for a mentally incompetent person. If you are under guardianship, your legal guardian may print your name and sign Form I-864 for you.

Who fills out I-864?

The principal immigrant must submit one original Form I-864 for his or her file along with supporting financial evidence of the sponsor’s income. A Form I-864 is considered original if it is signed in black ink.

Does affidavit of support need to be notarized?

No, the form does not need to be notarized.

Can I use 401K for affidavit of support?

If the U.S. citizen spouse does not meet the minimum income requirements of the affidavit of support, then they may be able to use their liquid assets to meet the requirement. Common liquid assets are as follows: checking account; savings account; 401K; IRA; investment account; etc.