Getting Started

If you are the spouse, parent, step-parent, child or step-child under the age of 21 of a U.S. citizen or the spouse of a deceased U.S. citizen you may apply for an immigrant visa in the immediate relative category.

If you are the spouse, unmarried child (under 21) or unmarried son or daughter (over 21) of a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR), you may apply for a visa in the family based second preference category.

If you are the unmarried son or daughter (aged 21 or over) of a U.S. citizen; married son or daughter of a U.S citizen or brother or sister of a U.S. citizen you may apply for a visa in one of the family based preference categories.