Family Immigration

USCIS Processing Times: I-130s and I-129Fs at All Service Centers

The below table shows processing times for

  • Forms I-130, Petitions for Alien Relatives, filed by U.S. citizens for immediate relatives (i.e., spouses, parents, or children under 21). In particular, these processing times are for standalone I-130s, meaning I-130s not filed together with Form I-485, Application to Adjust Status.
  • Forms I-129, Petitions for Alien Fiancé(e)s. Upon approval of such petitions, the beneficiaries apply for K-1 or K-2 visas at U.S. consular posts abroad.

Source: USCIS Case Processing Times.

Date checkedFormUSCIS service centerEstimated time range (in months)Receipt date for a case inquiry
2020-04-23I-130Californianone shownnone shown
Nebraska12.5 – 162019-01-30
Potomac7 – 92019-08-27
Texas5 – 72019-10-25
Vermont17.5 – 22.52018-07-14
Average10.5 – 13.5
I-129FCalifornia5 – 72019-10-23
Nebraskanone shownnone shown
Potomacnone shownnone shown
Texasnone shownnone shown
Vermont17 – 22.52018-07-23
Average11 – 15

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