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Advance Parole - Frequently Asked Questions


What are the documents required to file for Advance Parole?

The documents required for Advance Parole are:

  • A copy of any document issued to you by the Service showing present status in the U.S.
  • If you are basing your eligibility for Advance Parole on a separate application for Adjustment of Status or asylum, you must also attach a copy of the filing receipt for that application
  • If you are traveling to Canada to apply for an immigrant visa, you must also attach a copy of the consular appointment

What is the purpose of obtaining Advance Parole?

The two purposes of obtaining Advance Parole are:

  • It enables you to come back to the U.S. after traveling abroad without obtaining a visa to the U.S.
  • It preserves the status of your application pending at the USCIS

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What is the processing time for Advance Parole?

The Advance Parole processing time is generally around two months.


What is the validity period of Advance Parole document?

An Advance Parole document is generally valid for multiple entries into the U.S. for one year from the date of issue.

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