Application procedure

Step 1: The victim must obtain a confirmation from the law enforcement agency that the victim has provided assistance to the police or prosecutor in the process of prosecuting or investigating the wrongdoers.

Step 2: Fill in the I-918 form and submit the supplementary materials (including court records, court materials, police reports, news articles, oath testimony, protection orders, etc.) signed by the official responsible person.

Step 3: The applicant writes his personal statement about the criminal case.

Step 4: Families applying for U visas as as derivative beneficiaries need to prepare supplementary materials such as I-918 Supplement A.