Visa Bulletin

Application Final Action Dates April 2016

State Department released the April 2016 Visa Bulletin that shows the visa bulletin cutoff dates for green card applicants from retrogressed countries. This chart indicates the cut off date for final actions on pending I-485 applications.

Shown below are the visa bulletin cutoff dates for the last 12 months from today. To keep track of activity around your priority date, subscribe to the Green Card Dashboard.


Category Cutoff Date
(April 2016 Visa Bulletin)
Cutoff Date
(Previous Bulletin)
EB2 China01 September 2012 01 August 2012
EB2 India08 November 2008 15 October 2008
EB3 China15 August 2013 01 June 2013
EB3 India08 August 2004 15 July 2004
EB3 Mexico15 February 2016 01 January 2016
EB3 Philippines01 May 2008 15 March 2008
EB3 ROW15 February 2016 01 January 2016


Employment-Based Visa Bulletin Cutoff Dates for Last 12 Months