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Employment-Based Immigration

Employment based immigrant visas are divided into five preference categories.  Certain spouses and children may accompany or follow-to-join employment-based immigrants.  You can learn more about these five categories of employment-based immigrant visas on usvisas.state.gov.

To apply for an employment-based immigrant visa, follow the steps included on the Immigrant Visa Process.  Once you have completed those steps, review the instructions given to you by the National Visa Center (NVC), along with the information presented on usvisas.state.gov, for further guidance and instructions.

The Interview

After you have completed the steps included on the Immigrant Visa Process, as well as paid the necessary fees and submitted the required immigrant visa application form (DS-260), Affidavit of Support, and supporting documents to the National Visa Center (NVC), your file will be reviewed for completeness. Once your case becomes qualified for an interview, NVC will work with us to schedule an interview appointment for you.

You may also visit www.ustraveldocs.com, the only website that the U.S. Consulate General authorizes to provide visa information and visa application services.