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Visa Bulletin for October 2022

Sep 8, 2022 | Visa Bulletin

The visa bulletin for October 2022 is now available for visa applicants, and it is time to check if your priority date is current. Check the categories below for your family, employment, or diversity visa priority dates.

If your priority date is current, now is the time for you to file your family or employment green card petition.

For family green card or employment visa services, please book an appointment with our experienced immigration attorneys online.

October 2022 Visa Bulletin Results

Family-Sponsored Preferences (Dates For Filing Chart)

All Areas* China India Mexico Philippines
F1 08AUG16 08AUG16 08AUG16 01DEC01 22APR15
F2A C C C C C
F2B 01JAN17 01JAN17 01JAN17 08AUG01 01OCT13
F3 08NOV09 08NOV09 08NOV09 15APR01 08NOV03
F4 15DEC07 15DEC07 22FEB06 15MAR01 22APR04

*All Areas: These priority dates affect regions worldwide, except for the area listed on the same chart.
Blue text indicates changes from previous visa bulletin.

Employment-Sponsored Preferences (Dates for Filing Chart)

All Areas* China ELSL, GT, HOND** India Mexico Philippines
1st C C C C C C
2nd C 08JUL19 C 01MAY12 C C
3rd C 15JUL18 C 01JUL12 C C
Other Workers 08SEP22 01NOV15 08SEP22 01JUL12 08SEP22 08SEP22
4th C C 15APR18 C 15OCT20 C
Certain Religious Workers C C 15APR18 C 15OCT20 C
5th Unreserved: C5, T5, I5, R5 C 01JAN16 C 08DEC19 C C
5th Set Aside: Rural C C C C C C
5th Set Aside: High Unemployment C C C C C C
5th Set Aside: Infrastruture C C C C C C

*All Areas: These priority dates affect regions worldwide, except for the area listed on the same chart.
**El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
Blue text indicates changes from previous visa bulletin.

Diversity Immigrant (DV) Category for October

Region All Areas*
Africa 5,700 Except:
Algeria     5,600
Egypt       1,700
Morocco  5,600
Asia 2,800 Except:
Iran      2,500
Nepal   1,450
Europe 5,700 Except:
Russia          5,600
Uzbekistan   5,600
North America (Bahamas) 4
Oceania 375
South America, Caribbean 500

*All Areas: These priority dates affect regions worldwide, except for the area listed on the same chart.

Diversity Immigrant (DV) Category Rank Cut-Offs (Applicable in November)

Region All Areas*
Africa 5,700 Except:
Algeria     5,600
Egypt       1,700
Morocco  5,600
Asia 2,800 Except:
Iran      2,500
Nepal   1,450
Europe 5,700 Except:
Russia          5,600
Uzbekistan   5,600
North America (Bahamas) 4
Oceania 375
South America, Caribbean 500

*All Areas: These priority dates affect regions worldwide, except for the area listed on the same chart.

Click here for the September Visa Bulletin

Check back as soon as we post the Visa Bulletin for November 2022 upon its release. We are continuously working to improve the visa bulletin post, and we will update this page and future pages with more information.