Applicant for Permanent Residency

I currently have an I-485 or I-130 application for permanent residency pending with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). View application deadlines.

Submit the following required documents if you currently have an application pending with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for any of the following:

  • Adjustment of status application (I-485 stage); or
  • Adjustment of status application (I-130 petition)

Documents Required for Applicants with UCSIS Application for Permanent Residency

Upload the required application documents directly into your application profile, with clear PDF scans of each document, into the categories below. Where multiple forms and documents are required, ensure you scan all documents into ONE PDF file to upload into the appropriate category. Your application will not be complete until all supplemental documents are received.

Items Required Categories for Applicant for Permanent Residency
International Student Data Sheet
International Student Data Sheet Instructions:
On form
Passport Instructions:
Photocopy identification pages in your passport. 
Provided by Student
USCIS I-797 Receipt Notice
Form I-797 Notice of Action Instructions:
Photocopy. Submit if you are applying for permanent residency (green card) status (I-130 or I-485 stage).
Provided by student
Employment Authorization Document
Employment Authorization Document (Card) Instructions:
Photocopy of EAD (front and back). Submit if have authorization to work in the United States. 
Provided by Student.
English Proficiency Score
Only one test is required. View instructions & exemptions. Instructions:
TOEFL Minimum Score Required:
Internet-Based Test (iBT): 79
The ACC School Code with TOEFL is 6759.

Academic IELTS Minimum Score Required:  Overall Band Score of 6.5
Test registration at or
Unofficial College Transcript
All College/university transcript See instructions Provided by school you attended
Unofficial High School Transcript
High school transcript Not required if you attended college. See transcript instructions Provided by school you attended
Visa Document
If applicable: Visa or Visa Status USCIS Approval Notice Instructions:
Provided by Student
I-94 Document
Form I-94 arrival/departure card Instructions:
Printed from
Provided by Student.

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