I am looking to apply for an immigrant visa. Where do I find information to obtain an immigrant visa?

Passport Frequently Asked Questions and AnswersIf a traveler will be immigrating to the United States for purposes that are more permanent than temporary, then an immigrant visa may be for them. With an immigrant visa, the traveler will be able to be employed and stay in the United States. In addition, an immigrant visa will enable an applicant to make the United States their permanent residence and will enable them to acquire a United States citizenship.

In order to be qualified for a United States immigrant visa, the applicant will have to be sponsored by a United States citizen relative, United States lawful permanent resident, or a potential employer of the applicant.

When obtaining and immigrant visa, there are 4 major steps that need to be considered.

The first step is a Petition. The applicant will have to provide a petition when applying for an immigrant visa.

Secondly, the applicant needs to get their petition approved. After it is approved, the applicant should check the priority date then begin National Visa Center Processing. After beginning the processing, the applicant should choose an agent and then pay the necessary fees.

The third step is to gather and submit all forms to the National Visa Center. This step necessitates the applicant to collect all forms, collect financial documents, collect supporting documents, and then submit those documents to the National Visa Center.

Lastly, the fourth step is the Interview. The applicant should prepare for the interview and then take the interview.