|General Customs Info for Moving to the US: This contains info on how to move more then just your on-plane luggage to the US. It describes the Customs requirements to ship most your houshold items as well as automobiles, animals, and other odd ball items. A good read for people bringing more then just a suitcase!|
|NVC Procedural Notes: An explanation of procedures at Dept of State / NVC for Immigrant Visa applications.|
|SSN K-1 Authorization: This file is an notice to all SSA offices that authorizes any valid K-1 holder to be issued a SSN. You do NOT need a EAD to get a SSN while you have a vaild K-1. Bring this memo with you! Not all offices are aware that you can be issued a SSN and they may tell you that you need an EAD!|
|I-102, Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Depart: For a nonimmigrant to apply for a new or replacement Form I-94 or I-95 Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document|
|Request for Copy or Transcript of Tax Form: Use this form to request Official Transcripts of your tax returns. This is the preffered method to show your returns for use on the I-134/I-864. You can get the last three years tax returns with very little difficulty. You may also call 1-800-829-1040 to order your transcipts via the phone.|
|Application for a Social Security Card: The Application for a Social Security Card (SS-5) can be used by anyone who has never been issued a card, needs a replacement card or has changed his or her name. THIS SERVICE IS FREE.|
|DS-11, Application for US Passport (or use online form, preferred): You must use this form IF: 1. You have never had a US passport or 2. You are under age 16 or 3. Your most recent passport was issued more than 15 years ago or 4. Your most recent passport was lost or stolen. (If you are applying because your most recent passport was lost or stolen, you will also need to submit Form DS-64 listed below.)|
|DS-82, Application For US Passport By Mail (or use online form, preferred): (For Renewals Only) This form should be used for renewing a previously issued US passport by mail at anytime OR in person at a Regional Passport Agency if you are traveling internationally, or need your passport for foreign visas, with 14 days. There are 4 criteria for using this form. Please use the following checklist to see if you are eligible to apply with a DS-82: 1. I can submit my most recent passport AND 2. I was at least 16 years old when my most recent passport was issued AND 3. I was issued my most recent passport in the last 15 years AND 4. I use the same name as on my most recent passport or since my passport was issued, I have had my named changed by marriage or court order and can submit proper documentation to reflect my name-change. If you answered NO to any of the 4 statements aboveâ€¦STOP! You cannot use Form DS-82! You must apply on a DS-11.|
|Photo Specification for US Department of State: This form should be used for amending a previously issued US passport by mail at anytime OR in person at a Regional Passport Agency if you are traveling internationally, or need your passport for foreign visas, with 14 days. This form should be used: Whenever there is a change in the printed information (e.g., name-change) after your passport was printed; To extend the validity of certain previously limited passports; or To add visa pages.|
VisaJourney also has example forms for many of the above items.
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