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LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENT: USCIS CLASS CODES

ISSUE DATE: 09/2016

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) class code may be stamped on an I-551, a passport, or any other correspondence USCIS gives an immigrant. The class codes listed below are those given to immigrants applying for Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status.

The alphabetical letter(s) in the class codes represent the latest revision of the various classes while the numerical figure reflects the order and relationship within the class. Therefore agencies should not be concerned if the numerical figure is not listed. Listed below is the most current class code.

The section numbers are the sections of the immigration law which authorize the immigrant's entrance into the United States. Refer to the sections listed in 0011.03 (Citizenship and Immigration Status) to determine if an immigrant entering under a particular section of law is eligible for assistance. This list is NOT all-inclusive. For a comprehensive list, see USCIS Class of Admission (COA) Codes.

Curr. Class Code

Section of law

Description

AM1

Amerasian. born in Vietnam.

AM2

Spouse/child of AM1 or AM6.

AM3

Mother, guardian or relative of AM1 or AM6.

AM6

AM1 adjustment to LPR.

AM7

AM2 adjustment to LPR.

AM8

AM3 adjustment to LPR.

AS1

208

Approved primary asylee.

AS2

Spouse of asylee.

AS3

Child of asylee.

AS6

AS1 adjustment to LPR.

AS7

AS2 adjustment to LPR.

AS8

AS3 adjustment to LPR.

C20

Child of unmarried son/daughter of LPR,,Adjustment (conditional).

C21

216(a)(1)

Spouse of LPR (conditional).

C22

216(a)(1)

Child of LPR (conditional).

C23

216(a)(1)

Child of C21 or C22 (conditional).

C24

216(a)(1)

Unmarried child of LPR (conditional).

C26

Spouse of LPR, adjustment (conditional).

C27

Child of LPR, adjustment (conditional).

C31

216(a)(1)

Married child of U.S. citizen (conditional).

C32

203(d)

Spouse of C31 (conditional).

C33

203(d)

Child of C31 (conditional).

C36

Married son/daughter of U.S. citizen, adjustment (conditional).

CH

Humanitairian parolee Cuba or Haiti.

CH6

Cuban/Haitian entrant adjustment to LPR.

CP

Cuban/ Haitian parolee processed at Guantanamo or other public interest parolee.

CR1

201(b)

Spouse of U.S. citizen (conditional).

CR2

201(b)

Child of U.S. citizen (conditional).

CU6

Cuban refugee adjusted under Cuban Adjustment Act.

CU7

Spouse or child of CU6 (not Cuban).

DV1

Diversity principal, new arrival.

DV2

Spouse of DV1 or DV6, new arrival.

DV3

Child of DV1 or DV6, new arrival.

DV6

Diversity principal, adjustment.

DV7

Spouse of DV1 or DV6, adjustment.

DV8

Child of DV1 or DV6, adjustment.

E11

203(b)(1)(A)

LPR with extraordinary ability.

E12

203(b)(1)(B)

LPR who is professor or researcher.

E14

203(d)

Spouse of E11 or E12.

E15

203(d)

Child of E11 or E12.

E21

203(b)(2)

LPR with advanced degree.

E22

203(d)

Spouse of E21.

E23

203(d)

Child of E21.

E31

203(b)(3)(A)(i)

Highly skilled LPR.

E32

203(b)(3)(A)(ii)

Professional with BA degree.

E34

203(d)

Spouse of LPR classified E31 or E32.

E35

203(d

Child of LPR classified E31 or E32.

F11

204(g)

Unmarried child of U.S. citizen.

F12

204(g)

Child of non-citizen classified F11.

F16

Unmarried son/daughter of U.S. citizen, adjustment.

F17

Child of F11 and F16.

F21

203(a)(2)

Spouse of LPR.

F22

203(a)(2)

Child of LPR.

F23

203(d)

Child of F21 or F22.

F24

203(a)(2)(b)

Unmarried child of LPR.

F26

Spouse of LPR, adjustment.

F27

Child of LPR, adjustment.

F31

203(a)(3)

Married child of U.S. citizen.

F32

203(d)

Spouse of F31.

F33

203(d)

Child of F31.

F36

Married son/daughter of U.S. citizen, adjustment.

F37

Spouse of married son/daughter of U.S. citizen, Adjustment.

F41

Brother/sister of U.S. citizen, new arrival.

F42

203(d)

Spouse of F41.

F43

Child of F41.

F46

Brother/sister of U.S. citizen, adjustment.

FX1

Spouse of LPR, new arrival.

FX2

Child of LPR, new arrival.

GA6

Iraqi asylee (processed in Guam) adjusted to LPR.

GA7

Spouse of GA6 adjusted to LPR

GA8

Child of GA6 adjusted to LPR.

HA6

Adjusted Cuban/Haitian Entrant (Haitian asylum applicant).

HB6

Adjusted Cuban/Haitian Entrant (Haitian parolee).

IC6

Indochinese Refugee.

IC7

Spouse or child of Indochinese Refugee.

IF1

Spouse, entered as a fiancé(e), adjustment.

IF2

Child of IF1, adjustment.

IR0

Parent of adult U.S. citizen, adjustment.

IR1

201(b)

Spouse of U.S. citizen.

IR2

201(b)

Child of U.S. citizen.

IR3

201(b)

Orphan adopted abroad by U.S. citizen.

IR5

Parent of adult U.S. citizen, new arrival.

IR6

Spouse of U.S. citizen, adjustment.

LA6

Parolee, Soviet/Indochinese.

NC6

NACARA principal.

NC7

Spouse of NC6.

NC8

Child of NC6.

NC9

Unmarried son/daughter of NC6.

NP6, 7, 8

203(a)(7)

Non-preference immigrants.

PH6

Parolee, Polish/Hungarian.

RE1

207

Refugee.

RE2

Spouse of Refugee RE1.

RE3

Child of Refugee RE1.

RE5

Haitians Refugees admitted to U.S. on or after 6-1-94.

RE6

RE1 adjustment to LPR.

RE7

RE2 adjustment to LPR.

RE8

RE3 adjustment to LPR.

RE86

Refugee Parolee

S-13

American Indians born in Canada.

SY6

Syrian Asylee.

SY7

Spouse of Syrian Asylee.

SY8

Child of Syrian Asylee.

W16

LPR who was previously an LTR.

W26

LPR who was previously an LTR.

W36

LPR who was previously an LTR.

Y1-16, Y64

Refugees.

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