How much is the petition fee for siblings?
How much are the F-4 visa application fees? Currently, the fee for a U.S. citizen or long term permanent resident to submit Form I-130 on behalf of their sibling is $535. Once the petition is approved, the application fee for a family preference visa is $325. This fee is paid per application.
How long does it take for I-130 to get approved for siblings?
For immediate relatives of a U.S. citizen, I-130 processing times currently average 15 to 20 months (as of June 7, 2021). For family preference visas (for example, siblings), processing times can range anywhere from 13.5 months to 20 or more years. The sooner you get started on your I-130 application, the better.
What is the fee for I-130 petition?
The filing fee for Form I-130 is $535. The filing fee for this petition cannot be waived. NOTE: The filing fee is not refundable, regardless of any action USCIS takes on this petition.
Can I get a fee waiver for I-130?
We will approve a fee waiver only if you clearly demonstrate that you are unable to pay the filing fees.
How do I file my I-130 for my sibling?
5 Steps to Bring Your Sibling to the U.S.
- File Form I-130.
- Receive Form I-130 Approval and Proceed to the National Visa Center.
- File Affidavit of Support.
- Bring Sibling to the U.S. on an Immigrant Visa.
- Wait for the Permanent Resident Card.
- File Form I-485 (Adjustment of Status)
How can I become a U.S. citizen for free?
The application for U.S. citizenship, known as Form N-400, is among the immigration forms for which an applicant can request a fee waiver. The fee waiver application consists of Form I-912, which you will need to submit to USCIS together with your application and documents supporting your need for the waiver.
Can I petition my siblings?
If you are a U.S. citizen, and at least 21 years old, you can petition for your siblings (brothers or sisters) to live in the United States as green card holders (lawful permanent residents). Siblings include children from at least one common parent. You do not necessarily need to be related to your sibling by blood.