The Process

In a better of approximately 12 to 18 months you will be allowed to legally immigrate and work in the U.S.

Adjustment of Status Consular Processing

(Typically 12 - 18 months)

  • Start process

    First payment to apply for a job

  • 1st Month

    Labor Certification

    Filed once employer obtains DOL prevailing wage.

  • 2nd Month

  • 3rd Month

  • 4th Month

  • 5th Month

  • 6th Month

    Labor Certification Approved

  • 7th Month

    I-140 Filed

  • 8th Month

    Within 15 business days when you filed premium processing

  • 9th Month

    I 140-approved

  • 10th Month

    Letter from NVC Nacional Visa Center

  • 11th Month

    With 15 Bussiness days

    Prepare and file DS260

  • 12th Month


    Documents to NVC

  • 13th Month

  • 14th Month

  • 15th Month


    US Consulate / Embassy as designated

  • 16th Month

    Receive immigration visa and the later the U.S.

  • 17th Month

  • 18th Month

    Final Process

    Received Greencard in the U.S.