Visa Bulletin

Application Final Action Dates December 2016

State Department released the December 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
(December 2016 Visa Bulletin)
Cutoff Date
(Previous Bulletin)
EB2 China22 September 2012 15 July 2012
EB2 India01 February 2008 01 November 2007
EB3 China01 July 2013 15 April 2013
EB3 India15 March 2005 08 March 2005
EB3 Mexico01 July 2016 01 July 2016
EB3 Philippines01 June 2011 01 April 2011
EB3 ROW01 July 2016 01 July 2016