What are the government fees to apply for a family based Green Card?
For most cases the government fee associated with form I-130 is $535
Family-based Green Card
U.S. citizens and permanent residents (Green Card holders) can help foreign relatives immigrate to the United States using Form I-130, Sponsor Family for a Green Card.
Form I-130 can be filed for the following immigrant relatives, who can then use Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status to get their Green Card and permission to live in the U.S. permanently.
Family-based Green Card Through Marriage
U.S. citizens and permanent residents can apply for their spouses to join them in the United States.
Family-based Green Card for Children
Sons and daughters of U.S. permanent residents (Green Card holders) and citizens can immigrate to the United States using Form I-130. Wait times depend on a number of factors.
Family-based Green Card for Parents
Citizens can sponsor their parents' immigration to the United States using form I-130 with their birth certificate and evidence of citizenship to the U.S.
Family-based Green Card for Siblings
Citizens can petition for their foreign brothers' and sisters' immigration to the United States. However, permanent residents (Green Card holders) cannot.