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Visa Bulletin for March 2021

Application Final Action Dates For Employment-Based Preference Cases

Employment based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed China: mainland born El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras India Mexico Philippines Vietnam
1st C 01AUG20 C 01AUG20 C C C
2nd C 15JUL16 C 15JAN10 C C C
3rd C 08FEB18 C 01JUL10 C C C
Other Workers C 01MAY09 C 01JUL10 C C C
4th C C 01JUN18 C 01JAN19 C C
Certain Religious Workers C C 01JUN18 C 01JAN19 C C
5th Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) C 15AUG15 C C C C 22OCT17
5th Regionalm Center (I5 and R5) C 15AUG15 C C C C 22OCT17


Dates For Filing Of Employment-Based Visa Applications

Employment based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed China: mainland born El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras India Mexico Philippines
1st C C C C C C
2nd C 01OCT16 C 15MAY11 C C
3rd C 01JUN18 C 01JAN14 C C
Other Workers C 01JUL09 C 01JAN14 C C
4th C C 01SEP18 C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C 01SEP18 C C C
5th Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) C 15DEC15 C C C C
5th Regional Center (I5 and R5) C 15DEC15 C C C C

First: Priority Workers: 28.6% of the worldwide employment-based preference level, plus any numbers not required for fourth and fifth preferences.

Second: Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability: 28.6% of the worldwide employment-based preference level, plus any numbers not required by first preference.

Third: Skilled Workers, Professionals, and Other Workers: 28.6% of the worldwide level, plus any numbers not required by first and second preferences, not more than 10,000 of which to "*Other Workers".

Fourth: Certain Special Immigrants: 7.1% of the worldwide level.

Fifth: Employment Creation: 7.1% of the worldwide level, not less than 3,000 of which reserved for investors in a targeted rural or high-unemployment area, and 3,000 set aside for investors in regional centers by Sec. 610 of Pub. L. 102-395.



Application Final Action Dates For Family-sponsored Preference Cases

Family Sponsored All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed China: mainland born India Mexico Philippines
F1 22SEP14 22SEP14 22SEP14 08FEB98 08JAN12
F2A C C C C C
F2B 22JUL15 22JUL15 22JUL15 15JUL99 15AUG11
F3 01AUG08 01AUG08 01AUG08 15SEP96 08MAR02
F4 22OCT06 22OCT06 22MAR05 15JUL98 01MAR02


Dates For Filing Family-sponsored Visa Applications

Family Sponsored All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed China: mainland born India Mexico Philippines
F1 08AUG15 08AUG15 08AUG15 01MAR00 22OCT12
F2A 01FEB21 01FEB21 01FEB21 01FEB21 01FEB21
F2B 22MAY16 22MAY16 22MAY16 22DEC99 15APR12
F3 22JUN09 22JUN09 22JUN09 08SEP00 08JAN03
F4 01OCT07 01OCT07 01DEC05 08MAY99 01OCT02

First: (F1) Unmarried Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Second: Spouses and Children, and Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Permanent Residents

A. (F2A) Spouses and Children of Permanent Residents

B. (F2B) Unmarried Sons and Daughters (21 years of age or older) of Permanent Residents

Third: (F3) Married Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Fourth: (F4) Brothers and Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens