Visa Bulletin

Application Final Action Dates August 2018

State Department released the August 2018 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 2018 Visa Bulletin)
Cutoff Date
(Previous Bulletin)
EB2 China01 March 2015 01 January 2015
EB2 India15 March 2009 15 March 2009
EB3 China01 July 2014 01 January 2013
EB3 India01 January 2009 01 November 2008
EB3 MexicoCurrent 
EB3 Philippines01 June 2017 01 January 2017
EB3 ROWCurrent