Visa Bulletin

Application Final Action Dates August 2016

State Department released the August 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
(August 2016 Visa Bulletin)
Cutoff Date
(Previous Bulletin)
EB2 China01 January 2010 01 January 2010
EB2 India15 November 2004 01 November 2004
EB3 China01 January 2010 01 January 2010
EB3 India08 November 2004 22 October 2004
EB3 Mexico15 March 2016 01 March 2016
EB3 Philippines15 May 2009 15 February 2009
EB3 ROW15 March 2016 01 March 2016