US immigration is the toughest process to go through. If you are in need of understanding the application process, then you need to follow the steps given below. The information will guide you through the immigrant visa application process. During the entire visa application process, you need to provide true information and details. Otherwise your visa processing will take longer period and may get rejected due to ineligible visa process.
- File a petition with USCIS
For people who all want to immigrate into US should file a petition from the list of available forms. Form I-130 is the form needed for getting US permanent resident. This form is available with United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). To download the form, you can visit https://usa-immigrations.com.
- Case preparation by the national visa center
Once when the form is approved by USCIS, your petition is forwarded to National Visa Center (NVC). They will ask for the necessary documents in the process and may take time to schedule your interview. Your interview will not be scheduled until you submit all the documents. According to your VISA category, your petition will be processed. Save the NVC contact form for further movement. This will help in getting the up to date information.
- Visa interview scheduling by the national visa center
After receiving all the documents, the NVC will schedule the interview for the petitioner indicating the data and time. They include the list of instructions to follow with the interview. After the completion of interview, your application will be forwarded to the consular section. It will be in the US embassy that processes every application for pre-final step.
- Medical exam
Once when you receive the interview date, you need to undergo a medical examination. The medical examination should not be done prior to receiving the interview date. It is necessary to undergo general medical examination at least two weeks before the interview date.
On the day of interview, you need to be present at the exact time along with needed documents. Visa applicants cannot accompany with another person during interview. They can be accompanied with special conditions if the applicant is elderly, disabled or minor. Also the person who enters the embassy for interview needs security check. There will be security guard in the embassy entrance like in airport. The interview process will be denied to people who refuse for security check
- Visa approval
Once when your visa is approved, you can pick your passport approximately after 10 days of interview. Later you need to pay for the immigration process for getting the resident card. In case your medical application is not processed by the day of interview, your application will be put on hold until the results are received.
- Receiving Visa
Once when you receive the visa, you can start packing to US with the document being unopened.