How to Fill Form I-134, Affidavit of Support

I-134 is known as "Affidavit of Support" form. This form must be submitted along with the application of visitor Visa if the trip is sponsored.
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General instructions:

  • The form should be printed back to back on one single page.
  • Only one form required for one family (example: inviting parents). No need of separate form if inviting parents or in-laws.


No need to notarized

Following are the general guidelines to fill this form. Depends on individual’s status and circumstances, the information to be filled may vary. This is provided to you as a convenience and basic guidelines. Please must provide the information most appropriate in your case.

Start of the formYour Name and current US residence address.
Question 1Your Date of birth in Month/day/year format

  • If you are a non immigrant visa holder(H, L, or any other Visa) options a, b, c, d are not applicable hence no need to fill any thing here
  • If you are US Green Card holder : Fill the A number in option (d)
  • If you are US Citizen based on (a), (b), (c) fill any of these appropriately.
Question 2Your age in completed years example : 32 , and date since when you are residing in USA ( the date format would be MM/DD/YYYY)
Question 3Information about the applicant person/family you are sponsoring.

Provide full name as per the passport in the applicant if visitor.

  • Family name : Last Name or Surname
  • Gender: Gender of visitor. You can write ‘M’ or ‘F’.
  • Age: Age of visitor in completed number of years.
  • Citizen: The country whose citizen the visitor is. e.g., India
  • Marital Status: Write appropriately such as ‘Married’, ‘Widowed’, ‘Single’ , ‘Divorced’, ‘Separated’.
  • Relationship to Sponsor: Write appropriately such as ‘Father’, ‘Mother’, ‘Mother-in-law’, ‘Sister’ etc.
  • Present Address: Write the current residence address of the applicant.
  • Name of spouse and children applying together and accompanying the applicant.
    Note : Just one I-134 forms is required for one family ( example , Parents ( Father and Mother) or (Father in Law and Mother in law).
Question 4
  • Type of business: Your Occupation title Example : Software Engg , with Company Name. ( If self employer provide the nature of business and name of business firm.
  • Address of the Company.
  • Your Net yearly income( salary)
  • Your Bank Balance $ amount ( It can be checking account + Saving account, or any of these).
  • Personal Property $ amount ( Approximate value of your Car/House/other valuables no need to be very accurate) Example if you have a Car of fair market value of 10,000$ you can put 10,000$.
  • Rest of the question in this section are pretty obvious so fill them appropriately.
Note :

  • For bank there is no specific number to qualify min of 5,000$ is considered to be OK.
  • Any other item what you fill here like stock value etc , you should provide a copy or a statement as a proof.
Question 5Names of dependents of your immediate family ( Spouse and Child). If your spouse is not working, you should check ‘Wholly Dependent’. If your spouse is working, you should check ‘Partially Dependent’.
Question 6If you have submitted affidavit of support Form (I-134) for anyone before, write the names and dates here.
If submitted more then 2 just provide the latest last 2.

Provide the approximate date if you don’t remember the exact date.
Question 7This question is only for US Citizen who filed family based immigrant sponsorships( Green Card) form I130.

For a non-immigrant visa holder ( like H1, L1 etc) or GC holder this question is logically not applicable so write None or N/A.
Question 8You should check the box ‘I intend’.
You should also write ‘I will take care of all the expenses including travel, lodging, boarding, food, medicare and all other expenses during their stay with me in USA.
Sign and Date


  • Take a photocopy for your record.
  • Must provide accurate and correct information.
  • Must fill it up cleanly.
  • Make sure that the its not too old when you send it to the applicant, usually more then 2 months old’s are not considered by authorities.
  • If you have questions or confusion, ask in our discussion forum.

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