Five Ways To Make Your Immigration Application Great

When you are filling out your immigration paperwork to immigrate to the United States or apply for a United States visa, it is vital that the application forms are filled out properly. If they are not, you could end up making a mistake or leaving something out that can negatively affect your application – and even have a negative effect on future applications. We have compiled a list of our five best tips for filling out immigration application forms to help you succeed. Make Your Immigration Application Stand Out

How to fill out immigration application forms properly

Tip 1: If you’ve completed your immigration application package and are ready to submit it for processing, speak with a licensed immigration attorney first. While this might be your first immigration application, they have helped thousands of people with their applications and may be able to spot errors or issues that you missed.

Tip 2: Instead of leaving blank spaces on a form when something does not apply to you, write the words “not applicable”. This will prevent you from leaving blank spaces on your application form, which could be misconstrued as mistakes.

Tip 3: Instead of just leaving something out of your application because you could not obtain it (such as a required supporting document), write a brief cover letter to include with your application that explains the situation. This way, it’s not as if something is just missing without explanation.

Tip 4: Always read and make sure that you understand the application form before you begin filling it out. If there are any instructions on the form itself or related to the filling out of the form, follow them to the letter.

Tip 5: Photocopy your application forms and supporting documents before your application package is submitted. Submit your application via courier, and photocopy the courier slip as proof that it was sent.

Any information provided here does not constitute legal advice and is intended for general information only. Should you require legal advise, you are encouraged to contact a lawyer directly. All blog postings are public and are not subject to solicitor/client confidentially. Case results depend on a variety of factors unique to each case, and case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any further case undertaken by the lawyer.

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