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Optional Checklist for Form I-360
Special Immigrant Religious Worker Filings
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
This is an optional checklist to help you complete Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special
Immigrant. Do not submit this checklist to USCIS.
NOTE: This optional checklist does not replace or change statutory or regulatory requirements. We recommend
you review these requirements, as well as the appropriate form instructions, before completing and submitting
your Form I-360. Do not send original documents unless specifically requested in the form instructions. See
www.uscis.gov/I-360 for the most recent Form I-360.
Did you complete all sections of the petition that apply to the petitioner and the beneficiary? (See How To
Fill Out Form I-360 in the General Instructions section on Page 11 of Form I-360 Instructions.)
Did you sign and date your petition in Part 11. or Part 12.? (See Signature and How To Fill Out Form
I-360 in the General Instructions section on Pages 10 - 11 of Form I-360 Instructions.)
Did you submit the correct filing fee? (See the What Is the Filing Fee section on Page 13 of Form I-360
Did you provide a current mailing address for the petitioner in Part 1., Item Number 6., and the beneficiary
in Part 3., Item Number 2.? Do not provide the address of your attorney or accredited representative.
Did you provide the information requested in Part 9., including required signatures?
Did you provide the following? (See Special Immigrant Religious Worker in the Who May File Form I-360
section on Page 3 of Form I-360 Instructions.)
A currently valid determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) establishing the organization
is a tax exempt organization.
For a religious organization recognized as tax exempt under a group tax exemption, a currently valid
determination letter from the IRS establishing the group is tax-exempt.
For a bona fide organization affiliated with the religious denomination, if the organization was granted tax-
exempt status under the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) of 1986 section 501(c)(3), or subsequent amendment
or equivalent sections of prior enactments of the IRC, as something other than a religious organization,
A currently valid determination letter from the IRS establishing the organization is a tax-exempt
Documentation that establishes the religious nature and purpose of the organization, such as a copy of
the organizing instrument that specifies the purposes of the organization.
Organizational literature, such as books, articles, brochures, calendars, flyers, and other literature
describing the religious purpose and nature of the activities of the organization.
A Religious Denomination Certification (in Part 9. of Form I-360) completed, signed, and dated by the
religious organization certifying the petitioning organization is affiliated with the religious denomination.