Applicant for Permanent Residency

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

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

View application deadlines.

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.

Documents Required for Applicant for Permanent Residency

Document Instructions Access Form
International Student Data Sheet On form PDF
Passport Photocopy identification pages in your passport.  Provided by student
USCIS I-797 Receipt Notice
Form I-797 Notice of Action
Photocopy. Submit if you are applying for permanent residency (green card) status (I-130 or I-485 stage). Provided by student
Employment Authorization Document (Card) Photocopy of EAD (front and back). Submit if have authorization to work in the U.S.  Provided by student
English Proficiency Score
Only one test is required.
View instructions & exemptions.

TOEFL minimum score required for 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
College/university transcript See transcript
Provided by school attended
High school transcript Not required if you attended college. See transcript instructions. Provided by school attended
Visa document, if applicable: Visa or Visa Status USCIS Approval Notice Photocopy Provided by student
Form I-94: Form I-94 arrival/departure card Print form Provided by student

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