I-134, Declaration of Financial Support
Use this form to agree to provide financial support to a beneficiary of certain immigration benefits for the duration of their temporary stay in the United States. You must file a separate Form I-134 for each beneficiary.
01/04/23. We will publish a new edition of this form soon. Until then, you can continue using the 01/04/23 edition despite the expiration date. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.
Dates are listed in mm/dd/yy format.
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Where you submit Form I-134 depends on whether the beneficiary named on this form is inside or outside the United States and what type of application or petition this form is being submitted with. See the instructions provided with the corresponding application or petition for detailed information on where to submit this Declaration of Financial Support.
Please do not submit this checklist with your Form I-134. It is an optional tool to use as you prepare your form, but does not replace statutory, regulatory, and form instruction requirements. We recommend that you review all the instructions before completing and submitting your form. Do not send original documents unless specifically requested in the form instructions or applicable regulations.
If you submit any documents (copies or original documents, if requested) in a foreign language, you must include a full English translation along with a certification from the translator verifying that the translation is complete and accurate, and that they are competent to translate from the foreign language to English.
Did you submit the following?
• Documentation of sufficient income or financial resources (see the form instructions for examples).
You must sign Form I-134 using your full name. Signing Form I-134 is under penalty of perjury under U.S. law. For this reason, you do not need to sign Form I-134 in front of a notary or have your signature notarized after you sign it.
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