State Dept. Transitions to Online Immigrant Visa Application
The Department of State is transitioning to an online immigrant visa application, effective September 3, 2013. The new online forms replace the paper DS-230 and DS-3032. Only Diversity Visa and Cuban Family Reunification Parole applicants will continue to use the paper forms.
Immigrant visa applicants will now apply online using Form DS-260 (Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration), and applicants will name their agent online using Form DS-261 (Choice of Address and Agent). The forms are available at https://ceac.state.gov/ceac/.