Who needs a DS Form 260?
Form 260 is the US Department of State application form that must be submitted by an individual who is applying for an immigrant visa and an alien registration. In particular, this form should be used by the following categories of applicants:
- immediate relatives of citizens or legal permanent residents of the USA;
- employment-based and investor visa applicants; and
- returning residents (SB-1).
Each member of the family that is planning to immigrate together with the principal applicant must fill out their own application form.
What is DS Form 260 for?
The DS Form 260 (its full name is Online Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application) is designed to provide in-depth details about a visa applicant background (residence history, family data, previous US travel information, employment, etc.)
Is Form DS-260 accompanied by other forms?
The immediate online submission of Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application does not require any supporting documents, however an applicant must not forget about the necessity to print out and bring the confirmation of the application submission to an interview at a consulate.
When is Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application due?
The form does have a particular deadline for submission. But, it must be completed prior to the interview.
How do I fill out DS Form 260?
It is mandatory that fillable DS Form 260 must be typed. The scope of information to include extends from personal data of the primary applicant and their family members, and finishes with security and background information and its explicit explanation.
Where do I send Form DS-260?
The form must be filed with the US Department of State online1. There is no need to bring the completed visa application form to the interview (unlike the confirmation screen), as the consular office will be able to access the application online.
1 check the link - https://ceac.state.gov/IV/Login.aspx