What are the documents needed for I-485 filing employment based?
- #1 Form I-485 – for Green card.
- #2 Form I-765 – for Employment Authorization (Optional but recommended)
- #3 Form I-131 – for Advance Parole (Optional but recommended)
- #4 Form I-693 (Medical Report)
- #6 Supplement J (Optional)
- #7 Form I-864 (Optional)
- #8 Form G1145.
Which documents should I submit with my i-485 adjustment of status package?
A birth certificate, copy of your passport, photos and a Notice of Action may also be required with your application. The forms and documents to submit with Form I-485 vary based on your answers in the application. Please consult the USCIS website or your CitizenPath instructions for additional details.
What documents do I need to send with I 765?
- A copy of your Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record (front and back), a printout of your electronic Form I-94, your passport or other travel document;
- A copy of your last Employment Authorization Document (EAD) (if applicable);
- Two identical passport-style photographs;
What documents are required for adjustment of status?
Adjustment of Status Checklist
- Form I-485.
- Two passport-style photos.
- I-94 travel document.
- I-797 approval receipt of your nonimmigrant visa.
- A copy of your Employment Authorization Document, if you have one.
- A copy of your Form I-693 medical examination results, if necessary.
What documents are needed for green card interview?
Items to Take to Interview
- A government-issued photo identification such as a passport (even if expired) but can also be any other government-issued photo ID like a driver’s license.
- Appointment notice (I-797C, Notice of Action) for your I-485 interview.
- A complete copy of your adjustment of status application package.
Do I need to file I-765 with I-485?
If you have filed Form I-485 and you wish to work while your green card application is still pending, then you will need to apply for a work permit, or an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). To do this, you will need to file Form I-765.
Is there a fee for I-765 if filed with I-485?
Currently, the filing of the I-485 application for permanent residence is filed jointly with the I-765 application for employment authorization and the I-131 application for a travel document with one fee of $1225. The $1225 filing fee includes the I-485, I-765, I-131 and biometrics fee.
What is a request for initial evidence for your Form I-485?
A Request for Evidence is a way for USCIS to let a petitioner know that the evidence initially submitted along with the I-485 application is insufficient, is missing, or simply needs to be updated. The RFE will contain a list of the missing documents as well as reasons why some documents are not sufficient.
How long it takes to get EAD after filing 485?
approximately 12-16 weeks
You’ll receive your EAD card approximately 12-16 weeks after filing Form I-485.
Can I file I-765 while I-485 is pending?
The initial EAD application (Form I-765) can be filed concurrently with the I-485, when one’s priority date becomes current. The EAD can also be requested later, as long as the I-485 is still pending (even if the priority date is not current at the time of the EAD request.)
Can I mail I-485 and I-765 together?
If you submit Form I-485 and pay the required fee, you do not have to pay an additional fee to also file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, and/or Form I-131, Application for Travel Document, for advance parole. You may submit these forms together.
Is I-765 approved before I-485?
Once Form I-765 Application for Employment Authorization is filed with USCIS, along with Form I-485, the applicant must wait for the application to be adjudicated. The amount of time that it takes for Form I-765 to be adjudicated depends on your service center.
How long does it take for 485 to be approved?
8 to 14 months
Form I-485 Processing Time Summary After filing Form I-485, Application to Adjust Status, and related forms, your I-485 processing time can take anywhere from 8 to 14 months. The basis of your adjustment of status (e.g. family, employment, asylum, etc.) will be a significant factor.
What documents do I need for I-485?
Checklist of forms and supporting documents for I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. Birth certificate, or other records of your birth (for example, notarized birth documents for Chinese nationals); Passport pages with non-immigrant visas (some immigration lawyers ask for copies of all pages,…
What is the I-485 checklist for family-based petition?
It is important to note that this I-485 checklist addresses applicants with family-based petition. In other words, the principal applicant is eligible through a family member such as a spouse, parent, child, or sibling. The checklist covers only a typical situation and is to be used for informational purposes only.
What’s new in the right to work checklist?
The right to work checklist has been updated in line with legislation change. Because of coronavirus (COVID-19) there are temporary changes to the way you can check documents. Added a link to guidance about the adjusted process.
Can I file i485 If I am outside the US?
You cannot file i485 from outside the USA. You should be physically present in the US to file an i485 adjustment of status application. The ‘Date of filing’ chart can be used only if you are in the USA. How can I get a green card if my PD date is current in the ‘Final Action’ chart and I am currently outside the USA?