CR1 Visa Checklist

USCIS Filing

  • Form I-130
  • Form G-325A (petitioner & alien beneficiary) – Update May, 2017, the G-325A is no longer needed.
  • Form G-1145
  • $535 check for the filing fee
  • Cover letter
  • Primary proof of marriage (marriage certificate copy)
  • Supplementary proof of marriage (ie. joint bank accounts, sworn witness statements)
  • Passport photos (petitioner & alien beneficiary)
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship/permanent residency (birth certificate/green card)
  • Evidence of all previous marriages ending (ie. death cert./divorce decree)
  • Proof of legal name change (if applicable)
  • Certified copies of police & court convictions, in compliance with IMBRA
  • Send via trackable mail or courier

NVC Phase

Embassy Phase

  • Medical Exam
  • Vaccinations records
  • Embassy Interview
  • 2x passport photos (2 in. x 2 in.)
  • Passport with at least 6 months of validity left on it
  • $220 Immigrant fee

NOTE: If you are a RapidVisa customer, a more detailed, customized checklist will be generated based on your information.