January 2022 Visa Bulletin Issued by State Department

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

NOTE: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will use the Dates for Filing chart for the January 2022 Visa Bulletin. Please check the USCIS website for more information. 


The State Department has released the January 2022 Visa Bulletin, which will use the Dates for Filing chart for employment-based categories.  

What are the Changes?   

In January 2022, the Dates for Filing chart brings no changes to the following employment-based categories:   


All countries will stay current for EB-1.  


All countries will remain unchanged from the December 2021 Visa Bulletin 


All countries will remain unchanged from the December 2021 Visa Bulletin.   

For more information about navigating the visa bulletin, please refer to this list of frequently asked questions, prepared in collaboration with Global Immigration Associates (GIA).   

Envoy is pleased to provide you this information, which was prepared in collaboration with Anne Walsh, who is a Partner at Global Immigration Associates (GIA), one of the two independent U.S. law firms Envoy exclusively works with on the Envoy Platform (the "U.S. Law Firms").  

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.