DS-117 Interview Appointment Request

If you are a legal permanent resident (LPR) who remained outside the United States for longer than one year, or beyond the validity period of a Re-entry Permit, you may be eligible to apply for a Returning Resident (SB-1) immigrant visa. To apply for an SB-1 visa, you must be qualified for Returning Resident Status. If you wish to apply for a DS-117 (Application to Determine Returning Resident Status) interview, please obtain the required documents in the checklist first. Then provide your name, e-mail address, and phone number, and click the “SUBMIT” button below. You will receive an interview appointment letter for the DS-117 interview by e-mail within a week. Interviews are scheduled based on the section's workload.