You should apply no later than 15 working days in advance.
These longer time periods reflect the detailed review we must do for every application.
Times may increase if we need more documents from you, or if a detailed assessment of family rights under the Irish Constitution or the European Convention on Human Rights is required.
These limits apply to the employment-based (EB), family-based (FB), and diversity lottery (DV) categories.
The United States has placed legal limits on how many foreign nationals may immigrate permanently each year.
Department of State (DOS) issues a monthly publication known as the visa bulletin, which contains detailed information on the availability of immigrant visa numbers.
The INA has set annual limits as well as per-category and per-country allocations of the limited pool of visa numbers.
We aim to process your application within 6 months after we receive all your necessary documents.
We aim to process your application within 12 months after we receive all your necessary documents.
The same is true of the EB3 and EB2 categories for those individuals from India and China.