Waiver Instructions

Filing an I-601 Waiver or I-212 Waiver for submission to the Department of Homeland Security

In certain circumstances, individuals who have been found ineligible for an immigrant visa under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) may file an Application for Waiver of Ground of Inadmissibility (Form I-601).

The waiver application must be filed domestically through the Phoenix Lock Box (effective June 4, 2012).  Please follow the instructions at www.uscis.gov/i-601.

Asylee/Refugee Follow-to-Join Cases

If you are following to join a family member who has asylee or refugee status in the United States, you should complete the following packet prior to your interview at the Consulate.  If you have questions on your appointment date, you should email LagosIV@state.gov.  Only follow-to-join asylee and refugee cases are processed at post. [Click to open “Asylee or Refugee” PDF 955KB]