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United States Immigration Law: Immigration Forms & Visa Categories

Immigration Forms

Below is a list of Immigration Forms listed by the Form Number and Title of the Form. Note that each form contains a location of where it should be filed, a possible filing fee and whether it can be filed electronically.

See http://www.uscis.gov/ and http://www.wave.net/upg/immigration/forms.html for more information and locations where Immigration forms can be downloaded. 
  
Form Number Title                                                                                                                          
AR-11 Change of Address
AR-11SR Change of Address – Special Registration
EOIR-26
Notice of Appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals of Decision of Immigration Judge
EOIR-28
Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Representative Before the Office of the Immigration Judge Executive Office for Immigration review
FD-258 Fingerprint Card
G-14 Information Form
G-28
Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Representative
G-325 Biographic Information
G-325A Biographic Information
G-325B Biographic Information
G-325C Biographic Information
G-639 Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Request (FOIA)
G-731 Inquiry about Status of I-551 Alien Registration Card
G-845 Verification Request (Non-SAVE agencies)
G-845S Verification Request (SAVE agencies)
G-942 Application Survey (for Immigration-Related Employment)
G-1020 H-1B Specialty Occupation Data Collection
I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
I-17
Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Students
I-20AB
Certificate for Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) Student Status
I-20MN Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (M-1) Student Status for Vocational Students
I-68 Canadian Border Boat Landing Permit
I-90 Application for Replace Permanent Resident
I-94 Arrival-Departure Record
I-94W Nonimmigrant Visa Waiver Arrival-Departure Record
I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure
I-129 Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e)
I-129S Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative
I-131 Application for Travel Document
I-134 Affidavit of Support
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker
I-175 Application for Nonresident Alien’s Canadian Border Crossing Card
I-181 Memorandum of Creation of Record of Lawful Permanent Residence
I-190 Application for Nonresident Alien’s Mexican Border Crossing Card
I-191 Application for Permission to Return to an Unrelinguished Domicile
I-192 Application for Advanced Permission to Enter as Nonimmigrant
I-193 Application for Waiver of Passport and/or Visa
I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal
I-213 Record of Deportable Alien
I-243 Application for Removal
I-246 Application for Stay of Deportation
I-256A Application for Suspension of Deportation
I-290B Notice of Appeal to the Administrative Appeals Unit (AAU)
I-352 Immigration Bond
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant
I-361 Affidavit of Financial Support and Intent to Petition for Legal Custody
I-365 Notice of Completion of Preliminary Processing of Petition For Public Law 97-359 Amerasian
I-391 Notice of Immigration Bond Cancelled
I-395 Affidavit in Lieu of Lost Receipt of United States INS for Collateral Accepted as Security
I-408 Application to Pay Off or Discharge Alien Crew
I-418 Passenger List – Crew List
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status
I-485 (Supp. A)
Supplement A to 1 - 485 Form                                                                                                                                                       
I-485 (Supp. B)              
Form I-485 Instructions for NACARA                                                                                                                  
I-485 (Supp. C) Instructions to Supplement C to Form I-485 (HRIFA)
I-508 Waiver of Rights, Privileges, Exemptions and Immunities (Under Section
247(b) of the INA)
I-512 Authorization of Parole of Alien into the United States
I-515 Notice of Student or Exchange Visitor (Admitted without I-20 or IAP-66)
I-526 Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur
I-538 Certification by Designated School Official
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status
I-539 (Supp. A) Filing Instructions for V Nonimmigrant Status
I-566 Interagency Record of Request – A, G or NATO Dependent Employment
Authorization or Change/Adjustment to/from A,G or NATO status
I-589 Application for Asylum
I-590 Registration for Classification as Refugee (Section 297)
I-591 Assurance b a United States Sponsor on Behalf of an Applicant for
Refugee Status
I-600 Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative
I-600A Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition
I-601 Application of Waiver of Grounds of Excludability
I-602 Application by Refuge for Waiver of Grounds of Excludability
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement
I-643

Health and Human Services Statistical Data for Refugee/Asylee Adjusting Status

I-644 Supplementary Statement for Graduate Medical Trainees
I-687 Application for Status as a Temporary Resident Under Section 245A of the
Immigration and Nationality Act
I-690 Application for Waiver of Excludability
I-693 Medical Examination of Aliens Seeking Adjustment of Status
I-694 Notice of Appeal of Decision
I-695 Application for Replacement Form I-688A, Employment Authorization or Form I-688, Temporary Residence Card
I-698 Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident
I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition
I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization
I-765D Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure Supplement to I-765
I-797 Notice of Action
I-805 Application to Temporary Resident Status as Replenishment Agricultural
Worker (RAW) Section 210 of INA
I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
I-821A Forms and Instructions for TPS for Nicaraguans and Hondurans
I-823 Application – Inspections Facilitation Program
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition
I-833 INS Pass Application
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions
I-847 Report of Complaint
I-864 Affidavit of Support
I-864A Affidavit of Support Contract Between Sponsor and Household Member
I-864P Poverty Guidelines
I-864 Package I-864, I-864A & I-865
I-865 Sponsor’s Notice of Change of Address
I-866 Application Checkpoint Pre-enrolled Access Lane
I-876 Election Form to Participate in Employment Eligibility Confirmation Pilot
I-881 NACARA – Suspension of Deportation or Application for Special Rule
Cancellation of Removal
I-905 Application for Authorization to Issue Certification for Health Care Workers
I-914 Application for T Nonimmigrant Status
M-378 Photo Card
N-4 Monthly Report Naturalization Papers
N-300 Application to File Declaration of Intention
N-336 Request for Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings Under
Section 336 of the INA
N-400 Application for Naturalization
N-410 Application for Motion for Amendment of Petition
N-426 Request for Certification of Military or Naval Service

N-455

Application for Transfer of Petition for Naturalization Purposes
N-470 Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes
N-565 Application to Replace a Naturalization Citizenship Certificate
N-600 Application for Certificate of Citizenship
N-600K Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate
N-643 Application for Certificate of Citizenship on Behalf of Adopted Child
N-644 Application for Posthumous Citizenship
N-648 Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions

United States Visa Categories

Visa Category Non-Immigrant Population
A                Foreign Government Official
B Visitors for Business (B-1) and Pleasure (B-2)
C    Transit Aliens
DT Paroled Aliens
E Treaty Traders and Investors
F    Foreign Students (F-1), Spouses (F-2) and Children (F-3)
H
Temporary Workers: Specialty Workers (H-1B),
Nonagricultural (H-2B) and Agricultural Worker (H-2A) 
G International Agencies
I Foreign Press
K Fiance(e)s of U.S. Citizens
L Intra-Company Transfers (L-1), Spouses (L-2) and Children (L-3)
N NATO Officials
O Extraordinary Ability Workers
P Athletes and Entertainers
Q Cultural Exchange Visitors
R Religious Workers
T Victims of Trafficking, Spouses and Children
TN NAFTA Workers, Spouses and Children
U Victims of Criminal Activity, Spouses and Children

Other Immigration Related Forms

Form Number   Title
DSP-11 Passport Application Form
DSP-117 Application to Determine Returning Resident Status
ETA 750 Labor Certification Application
ETA 9029 Health Care Facility Attestation (H-1A)
ETA 9034 Attestation by Employers for Off-Campus Work Authorization for F-1 Students
ETA 9035 Labor Condition Application for H-1B Nonimmigrant’s
IRS 9003 Additional Questions to be Completed by All Applicants for Permanent Residence in the United States
OF-156 Nonimmigrant Visa Application
OF-156E Supplement to Form OF-156, Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Visa Application
OF-169 Instructions for Immigrant Visa Applicants
OF-194 Consular Refusal Sheet
OF-230 Part I – Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration – Biographic Data
OF-230 Part II – Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration – Sworn
Statement