Order of Documents for the Interview

Important: Applicants must bring all original documents to the interview, even where those documents were already sent to USCIS with the petition.  There are no exceptions.

  1. Valid passport (at least eight months validity remaining);
  2. Birth certificate (even for married, divorced or widowed applicants) with a simple copy. For applicants born in Korea or Taiwan, a “Family Register” followed with an official translation into English is requested with a simple copy;
  3. Marriage Certificate (if applicable) with a simple copy;
  4. Divorce Decree (if applicable) with a simple copy;
  5. Death Certificate from previous spouses (if applicable) with a simple copy;
  6. Military Certificate with a simple copy;
  7. Police Certificate(s) – In Brazil you need two: from the Federal Police and the State Police (Secretaria de Segurança Pública)with a simple copy;
  8. Affidavit of Support (Form I‐864 or I‐134) or Job letter (whichever is applicable) including supporting documents. (If the Affidavit has not been previously sent to NVC along with the petitioner’s last federal tax forms);
  9. Sealed envelope of Medical Examination Report;
  10. Two frontal photographs showing both ears (5 X 5cm or 5 X 7cm);
  11. The barcode page of the online DS-260 Immigrant Visa Application. You should fill out the form completely and carefully at CEAC and print out only the barcode page. Before starting filling out the DS-260, enter the Invoice ID Number provided to you by the NVC. The information is located in the NVC instructions you received. If, for any reason you don’t have your Invoice ID Number, you should contact NVC (National Visa Center) by using the public inquiry form.
    If your case was not handled by the NVC (because the petition was filed at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate overseas), you will not have an NVC Invoice ID number. Enter the principal applicant’s date of birth in YYYYMMDD format instead.
  12. Complete Court Records, judicial situation, including processes in Brazil and in the U.S. (if applicable) with a simple copy;
  13. USCIS/DHS processes/records (e.g. deportation proceedings, voluntarily removal, change of visa category processes, petitions or hearings before immigration judges, etc.) with a simple copy;
  14. Proof of scholarship (DV visas only) with a simple copy.