Does NBC process I-485?

The NBC pre-processes I-485 applications and stages interview ready cases to be ordered by the field office of jurisdiction. The time in which a case is adjudicated is determined by the speed at which the individual field offices request cases for interview.

What does NBC mean in USCIS?

the National Benefits Center
If the “USCIS Office” is the National Benefits Center (NBC) and you have filed an employment-based or family-based Form I-485, Form N-400, or Form N-600, you should check processing times for your local field office.

How long does it take for National Benefit Center process I-485?

National Benefits Center (NBC)

Case Type Processing Time Service Request Date
Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] 3.5 Months – 11.5 Months April 17, 2020

Can I file 485 on my own?

i-485 is a personal application and many employers do charge you to file it too. In that sense, you can file i-485 yourself with your own personal attorney. But you will still need a valid offer of employment from a US employer and preferably a 485J supplement to avoid any denials.

Does NBC approve green card?

If all requirements are met, NBC can approve the case and update the appropriate case management system to generate the Form I-551, Permanent Resident Card. NBC must send a copy of the approval decision (e.g., an automatically generated system notice) to each applicant.

What is NBC service center?

National Benefits Center
WAC or CSC: California Service Center. NBC: National Benefits Center. MSC: Missouri Service Center. IOE: USCIS Electronic Immigration System.

How long does I-485 take to process 2021?

8 to 14 months
After filing Form I-485, Application to Adjust Status, and related forms, your I-485 processing time can take anywhere from 8 to 14 months. The basis of your adjustment of status (e.g. family, employment, asylum, etc.) will be a significant factor. This is an approximation.

Can I file I-485 online?

You can file Form I-485 either online or by mail. To submit your form online, you should create a MyUSCIS account on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) website. You can then receive all updates on your application through your alien registration number (a-number).