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I-690, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility Under Sections 245A or 210 of the Immigration and Nationality Act

Purpose of Form

This form is used to apply for a waiver of inadmissibility by an applicant for adjustment of status under section 245A or 210 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Number of Pages

Form 2; Instructions 3.

Edition Date

11/01/12; (11/23/10 and 01/06/10 editions also accepted)

Where to File

You must file this waiver application with the USCIS office that has jurisdiction over your primary benefits application - Form I-687, Form I-698 and/or Form I-485.

If you are filing at a lockbox, important filing tips, as well as additional information on fees and customer service, are listed on our Lockbox Filing Tips webpage.

E-Notification: If you want to receive an e-mail and/or a text message that your Form I-690 has been accepted at a USCIS Lockbox facility, complete Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance and clip it to the first page of your application.  Form G-1145 can be downloaded through the link above.

Filing Fee

$200

Special Instructions

As of January 4, 2010, infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is no longer a ground of inadmissibility. If you have an HIV infection, you are no longer inadmissible to the United States starting Jan. 4, 2010; you are also no longer required to file Form I-690 because of your HIV infection. Until Form I-690 can be updated with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) accordingly, please disregard any reference in Form I-690 and its instructions to HIV on or after January 4, 2010.

This page can be found at http://www.uscis.gov/i-690

Last Reviewed/Updated: 11/21/2012