Who is eligible for a V visa?

Spouses (husbands and wives) and unmarried children under the age of 21 of lawful permanent residents may apply for V visas under these conditions:


  • Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) petitioner MUST have filed the I-130 immigrant visa petition on or before December 21, 2000
  • Priority date is at least three years old
  • Priority date is not current
  • Applicant has not already had an immigrant visa interview or been scheduled for an interview
  • Petition is not already at an embassy or consulate abroad
  • Applicant is otherwise eligible as an immigrant

The priority date is the date the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) first received the I-130 petition.




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