The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum does not accept Immigrant
overseas in countries where USCIS does not have a public counter presence like
Sudan are required to file their Form I-130 by mail with the USCIS Chicago
lockbox. The Form
I-130 must be filed with the USCIS Chicago Lockbox at one of the addresses
USCIS Chicago Lockbox addresses for regular mail deliveries:
P.O. Box 804625
Chicago, IL 60680-4107
USCIS Chicago Lockbox address for express mail and
131 South Dearborn-3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517
For additional information about how to file a Form I-130 with the USCIS Chicago lockbox, please see the USCIS website at www.uscis.gov or contact USCIS by phone at 1-800-375-5283.
Immigrant Visa Processing
For purposes of processing immigrant visa applications, Sudan is considered to be within the consular district of U.S. Embassy Cairo.
Immigrant for Your Sudanese Spouse or Fiancé
If you are an American citizen you have two ways to bring your foreign spouse (husband or wife) to the United States to live. They are
- Immigrant visa for a Spouse of a U.S. Citizen (IR1 or CR1) - An immigrant Petition for Alien Relative, Form I-130 is required.
- Nonimmigrant visa for spouse (K-3) - It
is important to note that application for the nonimmigrant visa for spouse
(K-3) who married a U.S. citizen must be filed and the visa must be issued in
the country where the marriage took place. After the visa process has been
completed, and the visa is issued, the spouse can travel to the United States
to wait for the processing of the immigrant visa case. Two petitions are required:
- Petition for Alien Relative, Form I-130; and
- Petition for Alien Fiancé(e), Form I-129F
If you are an American citizen, you may bring your fiancé(e) to the United States to marry; and live here.
Nonimmigrant visa for fiancé(e) (K-1)- To travel to the United States for marriage. An I-129F fiancé(e) petition is required.
Diversity Visa Scam
Important Notice to DV applicants.