I-566, Interagency Record of Request -- A, G or NATO Dependent Employment Authorization or Change/Adjustment to/from A, G or NATO Status

This form accompanies the application for dependent employment authorization as an eligible A-1, A-2, G-1, G-3, G-4, or NATO 1-6 dependent, as well as any application for a change or adjustment of status to, or from, A, G or NATO status.

Number of Pages

Form 7; Instructions 11.

Edition Date

12/07/16. We will publish a new edition of this form soon. In the meantime, you may file using the 12/07/16 edition.  You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

Where to File

Where you file this application depends on the grounds upon which you are filing. Please consult the Form's Instructions for details.

Filing Tips for Form I-566, Interagency Record of Request -- A, G or NATO Dependent Employment Authorization or Change/Adjustment to/from A, G or NATO Status

Complete all sections of the form.
 
Sign the form at Part 4, Item Number 6.a., Requestor’s Signature. The fillable version of Form I-566 now includes a “Don’t forget to sign!” message and an arrow pointing to the signature box as a reminder for when you print the completed form for mailing. If there is no signature in Part 4, we will reject the form and return it to you.

Filing Fee

$0

Checklist of Required Initial Evidence (for informational purposes only)

Please do not submit this checklist with your Form I-566. 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 these requirements 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.

If you are filing as the spouse or unmarried child under 21 years of age, did you provide the following?

  • Documentation of your bilateral agreement 
  • A statement from your prospective employer for your de facto arrangement or G-4 regulations 

If you are filing as the dependent unmarried son or daughter who is a full-time, post-secondary student between 21 and 23 years of age (or between 21 and 25 years of age under certain bilateral agreements), did you provide the following? 

  • Documentation of your bilateral agreement and a statement from your school
  • Statements from your prospective employer for your de facto arrangement or G-4 regulations and your school 

If you are filing as the dependent unmarried son or daughter who is mentally or physically unable to care for yourself and cannot establish your own household, did you provide the following?

  • Documentation of your bilateral agreement and  a statement from your physician
  • Statements from your prospective employer for your de facto arrangement or G-4 regulations and your physician

If you are filing as a dependent of an A-1, A-2, G-1, G-3, or G-4 principal alien (other than a dependent listed above) recognized by the Department of State as qualifying, did you provide the following?

  • Documentation of your bilateral agreement 
  • A statement from your prospective employer for your de facto arrangement or G-4 regulations 

If you are requesting an extension of your employment authorization, did you provide the following?

  • The required documents noted above based on your filing situation, and 
  • Any other documents required by the principal alien’s sponsoring agency 
     

Special Instructions

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