Middle NameFirst Name14. Spouse's Maiden or Family Name
15. Date (mm-dd-yyyy) and Place of Birth of Spouse
13. Present Address (Street Address) (City or Town) (Province) (Country)
10. Permanent address in the United States where you intend to live, if
known (street address including ZIP code). Include the name of a person
who currently lives there.
PART I - BIOGRAPHIC DATA
28. If Deceased, Give
Year of Death
First Name24. Mother's Family Name at Birth
11. Address in the United States where you want your Permanent
Resident Card (Green Card) mailed, if different from address in item #10
(include the name of a person who currently lives there).
17. Spouse's Occupation
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16. Address of Spouse (If different from your own)
E-mail AddressTelephone Number (Home)
18. Date of Marriage (mm-dd-yyyy)
23. If Deceased, Give
Year of Death
22. Current Address
9. Marital Status8. Gender
2. Other Names Used or Aliases (If married woman, give maiden name)
Instructions: Complete one copy of this form for yourself and each member of your family, regardless of age, who will immigrate with you. Please
print or type your answers to all questions. Mark questions that are Not Applicable with "N/A". If there is insufficient room on the form, answer on a
separate sheet using the same numbers that appear on the form. Attach any additional sheets to this form.
3. Full Name in Native Alphabet (If Roman letters not used)
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7. Nationality (If dual national,
give both.)
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12. Present Occupation
4. Date of Birth (mm-dd-yyyy) 5. Age 6. Place of Birth (City or Town) (Province) (Country)
Telephone number
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APPLICATION FOR
IMMIGRANT VISA AND
ALIEN REGISTRATION
Telephone Number (Office)
Telephone number
Male
Female Single (Never Married) Married Widowed Divorced Separated
Including my present marriage, I have been married times.
26. Place of Birth 27. Current Address25. Mother's Date of Birth
(mm-dd-yyyy)
First Name Middle Name19. Father's Family Name
21. Place of Birth 20. Father's Date of Birth
(mm-dd-yyyy)
Middle Name
Warning: Any false statement or concealment of a material fact may result in your permanent exclusion from the United States.
This form (DS-230 Part I) is the first of two parts. This part, together with Form DS-230 Part II, constitutes the complete Application for
Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration.
1. Family Name First Name Middle Name
OMB APPROVAL NO. 1405-0015
EXPIRES: 07/31/2018
ESTIMATED BURDEN: 1 HOUR*
(See Page 2)
dd mmm yyyy
*Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including time required for searching existing data sources, gathering
the necessary documentation, providing the information and/or documents required, and reviewing the final collection. You do not have to supply this information unless this
collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. If you have comments on the accuracy of this burden estimate and/or recommendations for reducing it, please
send them to: PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov. Please do not send Visa Applications to this address. Send Visa Applications to your nearest U.S Embassy or Consulate
for processing.
DS-230 Part I
Name
29. List Names, Dates and Places of Birth, and Addresses of ALL Children.
Date (mm-dd-yyyy)
Address (If different from your own)
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Place of Birth
Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Statements
30. List below all places you have lived for at least six months since reaching the age of 16, including places in your country of nationality.
Begin with your present residence.
City or Town Province Country
From/To or "Present"
31b. Person(s) named in 14 and 29 who will follow you to the United States at a later date.
31a. Person(s) named in 14 and 29 who will accompany you to the United States now.
32. List below all employment for the last ten years.
Employer
Location
Job Title
In what occupation do you intend to work in the United States?
33. List below all educational institutions attended.
School and Location
From/To (mm-yyyy) Course of Study
Degree or Diploma
Languages spoken or read
Professional associations to which you belong
34. Previous Military Service
35. List dates of all previous visits to or residence in the United States. (If never, write "never") Give type of visa status, if known.
Give DHS "A" number if any.
Branch
Dates of Service (mm-dd-yyyy)
Rank/Position
Military Speciality/Occupation
Location
From/To (mm-yyyy) Type of Visa "A" Number (If known)
Yes No
The information asked for on this form is requested pursuant to Section 222 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The U.S. Department of State uses the facts you provide
on this form primarily to determine your classification and eligibility for a U.S. immigrant visa. Individuals who fail to submit this form or who do not provide all the requested
information may be denied a U.S. immigrant visa. If you are issued an immigrant visa and are subsequently admitted to the United States as an immigrant, the Department
of Homeland Security will use the information on this form to issue you a Permanent Resident Card, and, if you so indicate, the Social Security Administration will use the
information to issue you a social security number and card.
Signature of Applicant Date (mm-dd-yyyy)
(mm-yyyy)
From/To or "Present"
(mm-yyyy)
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dd mmm yyyy
38. Full Name in Native Alphabet (If Roman letters not used)
37. Other Names Used or Aliases (If married woman, give maiden name)
36. Family Name
*Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including time required for searching existing data sources, gathering
the necessary documentation, providing the information and/or documents required, and reviewing the final collection. You do not have to supply this information unless this
collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. If you have comments on the accuracy of this burden estimate and/or recommendations for reducing it, please
send them to: PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov. Please do not send Visa Applications to this address. Send Visa Applications to your nearest U.S Embassy or Consulate
for processing.
First Name Middle Name
39. Name and Address of Petitioner
Telephone number
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APPLICATION FOR IMMIGRANT VISA AND
ALIEN REGISTRATION
PART II - SWORN STATEMENT
Except as Otherwise Provided by Law, Aliens Within the Following Classifications are Ineligible to Receive a Visa.
Do Any of the Following Classes Apply to You?
DS-230 Part II
40.
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a.
Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Statements
The information asked for on this form is requested pursuant to Section 222 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The U.S. Department of State uses the facts you provide
on this form primarily to determine your classification and eligibility for a U.S. immigrant visa. Individuals who fail to submit this form or who do not provide all the requested
information may be denied a U.S. immigrant visa. If you are issued an immigrant visa and are subsequently admitted to the United States as an immigrant, the Department
of Homeland Security will use the information on this form to issue you a Permanent Resident Card, and, if you so indicate, the Social Security Administration will use the
information to issue you a social security number and card.
Instructions: Complete one copy of this form for yourself and each member of your family, regardless of age, who will immigrate with you. Please
print or type your answers to all questions. Mark questions that are Not Applicable with "N/A". If there is insufficient room on the form, answer on a
separate sheet using the same numbers that appear on the form. Attach any additional sheets to this form. The fee should be paid in United States
dollars or local currency equivalent, or by bank draft.
Warning: Any false statement or concealment of a material fact may result in your permanent exclusion from the United States. Even if you
are issued an immigrant visa and are subsequently admitted to the United States, providing false information on this form could be grounds
for your prosecution and/or deportation.
This form (DS-230 Part II), together with Form DS-230 Part I, constitutes the complete Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration.
OMB APPROVAL NO. 1405-0015
EXPIRES: 07/31/2015
ESTIMATED BURDEN: 1 HOUR*
An alien convicted of, or who admits having committed, a crime involving moral turpitude or violation of any law relating to a
controlled substance or who is the spouse, son or daughter of such a trafficker who knowingly has benefited from the
trafficking activities in the past five years; who has been convicted of 2 or more offenses for which the aggregate sentences
were 5 years or more; who is coming to the United States to engage in prostitution or commercialized vice or who has
engaged in prostitution or procuring within the past 10 years; who is or has been an illicit trafficker in any controlled
substance; who has committed a serious criminal offense in the United States and who has asserted immunity from
prosecution; who, while serving as a foreign government official, was responsible for or directly carried out particularly severe
violations of religious freedom; or whom the President has identified as a person who plays a significant role in a severe form
of trafficking in persons, who otherwise has knowingly aided, abetted, assisted or colluded with such a trafficker in severe
forms of trafficking in persons, or who is the spouse, son or daughter of such a trafficker who knowingly has benefited from
the trafficking activities within the past five years.
An alien who seeks to enter the United States to engage in espionage, sabotage, export control violations, terrorist activities,
the overthrow of the Government of the United States or other unlawful activity; who is a member of or affiliated with the
Communist or other totalitarian party; who participated, engaged or ordered genocide, torture, or extrajudicial killings; or who
is a member or representative of a terrorist organization as currently designated by the U.S. Secretary of State.
An alien who is likely to become a public charge.
An alien who seeks to enter for the purpose of performing skilled or unskilled labor who has not been certified by the
Secretary of Labor; who is a graduate of a foreign medical school seeking to perform medical services who has not passed
the NBME exam or its equivalent; or who is a health care worker seeking to perform such work without a certificate from the
CGFNS or from an equivalent approved independent credentialing organization.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
U.S. Department of State
An alien who failed to attend a hearing on deportation or inadmissibility within the last 5 years; who seeks or has sought a
visa, entry into the United States, or any immigration benefit by fraud or misrepresentation; who knowingly assisted any other
alien to enter or try to enter the United States in violation of law; who, after November 30, 1996, attended in student (F) visa
status a U.S. public elementary school or who attended a U.S. public secondary school without reimbursing the school; or
who is subject to a civil penalty under INA 274C.
E-mail Address
United States laws governing the issuance of visas require each applicant to state whether or not he or she is a member of any class of individuals
excluded from admission into the United States. The excludable classes are described below in general terms. You should read carefully the
following list and answer Yes or No to each category. The answers you give will assist the consular officer to reach a decision on your eligibility to
receive a visa.
An alien who has a communicable disease of public health significance; who has failed to present documentation of having
received vaccinations in accordance with U.S. law; who has or has had a physical or mental disorder that poses or is likely to
pose a threat to the safety or welfare of the alien or others; or who is a drug abuser or addict.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
41. Have you ever been charged, arrested or convicted of any offense or crime? (If answer is Yes, please explain)
DO NOT WRITE BELOW THE FOLLOWING LINE
The consular officer will assist you in answering item 45.
DO NOT SIGN this form until instructed to do so by the consular officer
45. I claim to be:
This Form May be Obtained Free at Consular Offices of
The United States of America
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I understand that I am required to surrender my visa to the United States Immigration Officer at the place where I apply to enter the United States, and that the
possession of a visa does not entitle me to enter the United States if at that time I am found to be inadmissible under the immigration laws.
I understand that any willfully false or misleading statement or willful concealment of a material fact made by me herein may subject me to permanent
exclusion from the United States and, if I am admitted to the United States, may subject me to criminal prosecution and/or deportation.
I, the undersigned applicant for a United States immigrant visa, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that all statements which appear in this application, consisting
of Form DS-230 Part I and Part II combined, have been made by me, including the answers to items 1 through 45 inclusive, and that they are true and complete
to the best of my knowledge and belief. I do further swear (or affirm) that, if admitted into the United States, I will not engage in activities which would be
prejudicial to the public interest, or endanger the welfare, safety, or security of the United States; in activities which would be prohibited by the laws of the
United States relating to espionage, sabotage, public disorder, or in other activities subversive to the national security; in any activity a purpose of which is the
opposition to or the control, or overthrow of, the Government of the United States, by force, violence, or other unconstitutional means.
I understand that completion of this form by persons required by law to register with the Selective Service System (males 18 through 25 years of age)
constitutes such registration in accordance with the Military Selective Service Act.
I understand all the foregoing statements, having asked for and obtained an explanation on every point which was not clear to me.
Signature of Applicant
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
day of at:
Consular Officer
An alien who is permanently ineligible for U.S. citizenship; or who departed the United States to evade military service in
time of war.
42. Have you ever been refused admission to the United States at a port-of-entry? (If answer is Yes, please explain)
Yes No
43a. Have you ever applied for a Social Security Number (SSN)?
Yes
Give the number
43b. Consent to Disclosure: I authorize disclosure of information
from this form to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the
Social Security Administration (SSA), such other U.S. Government
agencies as may be required for the purpose of assigning me an SSN
and issuing me a Social Security card, and I authorize the SSA to share
my SSN with the INS.
No
44. Were you assisted in completing this application?
Yes
No
(If answer is Yes, give name and address of person assisting you, indicating whether relative, friend, travel agent, attorney, or other)
A Family-Sponsored Immigrant
An Employment-Based Immigrant
A Diversity Immigrant
A Special Category (Specify)
I derive foreign state chargeability
under Sec. 202(b) through my
(Returning resident, Hong Kong, Tibetan, Private Legislation, etc.)
Preference
Numerical limitation
(foreign state)
An alien who is coming to the United States to practice polygamy; who withholds custody of a U.S. citizen child outside
the United States from a person granted legal custody by a U.S. court or intentionally assists another person to do so;
who has voted in the United States in violation of any law or regulation; or who renounced U.S. citizenship to avoid
taxation.
An alien who is a former exchange visitor who has not fulfilled the 2-year foreign residence requirement.
An alien who has ordered, carried out or materially assisted in extrajudicial and political killings and other acts of violence
against the Haitian people; who has directly or indirectly assisted or supported any of the groups in Colombia known as
FARC, ELN, or AUC; who through abuse of a governmental or political position has converted for personal gain,
confiscated or expropriated property in Cuba, a claim to which is owned by a national of the United States, has trafficked
in such property or has been complicit in such conversion, has committed similar acts in another country, or is the
spouse, minor child or agent of an alien who has committed such acts; who has been directly involved in the
establishment or enforcement of population controls forcing a woman to undergo an abortion against her free choice or a
man or a woman to undergo sterilization against his or her free choice; or who has disclosed or trafficked in confidential
U.S. business information obtained in connection with U.S. participation in the Chemical Weapons Convention or is the
spouse, minor child or agent of such a person; or who has ever engaged in the recruitment of or the use of child solders.
An alien who was previously ordered removed within the last 5 years or ordered removed a second time within the last
20 years; who was previously unlawfully present and ordered removed within the last 10 years or ordered removed a
second time within the last 20 years; who was convicted of an aggravated felony and ordered removed; who was
previously unlawfully present in the United States for more than 180 days but less than one year who voluntarily departed
within the last 3 years; or who was unlawfully present for more than one year or an aggregate of one year within the last
10 years.
Yes No
Yes No
NoYes
Yes No
Yes No
Yes No
Yes No
Yes No
The applicant's response does not limit or restrict the Government's
ability to obtain his or her SSN, or other information on this form, for
enforcement or other purposes as authorized by law.
NoYes
g.
Would you like to receive a replacement
card? (You must answer YES to question
43b. to receive a card.)
Do you want the Social
Security Administration to
assign you a SSN and issue a
card? (You must answer YES
to question 43b. to receive a
number and a card.)
Yes No
h.
i.
j.
k.
An alien determined by the Attorney General to have knowingly made a frivolous application for asylum.
l.
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