How do I prove income for affidavit of support?

Submit a copy of your individual Federal income tax return, including W-2s for the most recent tax year, or a statement and/or evidence describing why you were not required to file. Also include a copy of each and every Form 1099, Schedule, and any other evidence of reported income.

Who needs to file Form I-864 Affidavit of Support?

Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, is required for most family-based immigrants and some employment-based intending immigrants to show that they have adequate means of financial support and are not likely to become a public charge.

What documents does a joint sponsor need to include with Form I-864?

They generally include the following: Proof of income (and assets, if any) Proof of U.S. citizenship or green card holder status. If relevant, Form I-864A completed by each individual who will combine their income and/or assets with the joint sponsor’s to meet the minimum annual income requirement.

How can I prove my income if I’m self employed?

3 Types of documents that can be used as proof of income

  1. Annual tax returns. Your federal tax return is solid proof of what you’ve made over the course of a year.
  2. Bank statements. Your bank statements should show all your incoming payments from clients or sales.
  3. Profit and loss statements.

What is the income limit for Affidavit of support?

*This chart only applies to residents of the contiguous 48 states, excluding Alaska and Hawaii….Eligibility for Sponsoring the Immigration of a Foreign Relative.

People in Household Active duty Sponsors in U.S. Armed forces All Other Sponsors
1 $11,860 $14,825
2 $16,020 $20,025
3 $20,160 $25,200
4 $24,300 $30,375

Who is exempt from Affidavit of support?

When NOT to Submit an Affidavit of Support An individual who has earned or can be credited with 40 qualifying quarters (credits) of work in the United States. An individual who has an approved Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant as a self-petitioning widow or widower.

Who is a joint sponsor in affidavit of support?

A joint sponsor is someone who is willing to accept legal responsibility for supporting your family member with you. A joint sponsor must meet all the same requirements as you, except the joint sponsor does not need to be related to the immigrant.

Can I submit I-864 electronically?

Can I file Form I-864 online? If you received Form I-864 through the National Visa Center (NVC), you can submit it online through the Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC).

What are the financial qualifications for an affidavit of support?

You must show that your household income is equal to or higher than 125% of the U.S. poverty level for your household size. (Your household size includes you, your dependents, any relatives living with you, and the immigrants you are sponsoring.)