Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
on Processing time

Premium Processing is not yet available for the EB-2 NIW category.

Currently, the approval rate has increased more than before. We have experienced the shortest time of 7 months to get a decision.

If you can deliver all the documents correctly, we expect the time to be 21-days to file the petition.

Those who submitted their I-140 before June 01, 2021, are eligible for premium processing. Therefore, it is not possible to do premium processing for our case.

Processing time for NIW applications typically runs between 3 to 9 months, although this time depends on the assigned USCIS Service Center and the adjudicating officer. In addition, processing times vary as USCIS evaluates each application and supporting evidence on a case-by-case basis.