Form I-485
Form I-485
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Form I-485 2017-2019

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What Is I-485 Form?

Today many people in the U.S. desire to change their nonresidential status to permanent resident. For this purpose they are requested to submit a number of documents. The basic document needed to become a permanent resident on the territory of the United States is a form I-485. It is an application registration of permanent residence and adjusting the status.

Prior to filing an application an individual has to pay the correct service fee. After it is paid, start filling out a form. Applicants under 14 can`t prepare a document themselves. They may have their forms completed by parents or guardians.

On our site you may find a fillable I-485 form sample, which can be easily downloaded on a computer or prepared online. With the help of our various editing tools you may easily edit an I-485 in PDF according to your requirements.

An application form includes 5 parts placed on six pages:

  1. The first part includes applicant`s personal information (i.e. full name, address, date and place of birth, nationality, current status etc.);
  2. Part 2 comprises details about application type. Here an individual has to specify the reason for applying for an adjustment of status.
  3. Part 3 is processing of information. It includes number of questions regarding last visits to the U.S. and collecting other important information for verification of a person`s eligibility.
  4. In part 4 a person with disabilities or impairments may request accommodation.
  5. Before signing a document a person has to read attentively the instructions specified in Part 5.

A person is required to attach some supplementary documents to his I-485, i.e. copy of foreign birth certificate, copy of passport with nonimmigrant visa and two color photographs.

After a document is completed, it has to be checked for mistakes and deficiency of information provided in order to avoid any delays or rejections.

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