I-864P - Poverty Guidelines for Affidavit of Support
2016 POVERTY GUIDELINES*
Minimum Income Requirement for Use in Completing Form I-864

For the 48 Contiguous States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam:
Sponsor's Household Size
100% Poverty Line
For sponsors on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces who are petition for their spouse or child
125% Poverty Line
For all other sponsors
2
$16,020
$20,025
3
$20,160
$25,200
4
$24,300
$30,375
5
$28,440
$35,550
6
$32,580
$40,725
7
$36,730
$45,912
8
$40,890
$51,112
 
Add $4,160 for each additional person
Add $5,200 for each additional person

2015 Poverty Guidelines for Alaska
Sponsor's Household Size
100% Poverty Line
125% Poverty Line
2
$20,020
$25,025
3
$25,200
$31,500
4
$30,380
$37,975
5
$35,560
$44,450
6
$40,740
$50,925
7
$45,920
$57,400
8
$51,120
$63,900
 
Add $5,200 for each additional person
Add $6,500 for each additional person

2015Poverty Guidelines for Hawaii
Sponsor's Household Size
100% Poverty Line
125% Poverty Line
2
$18,430
$23,037
3
$23,190
$28,987
4
$27,950
$34,937
5
$32,710
$40,887
6
$37,470
$46,837
7
$42,230
$52,787
8
$47,010
$58,762
 
Add $4,780 for each additional person
Add $5,975 for each additional person

These poverty guidelines remain in effect for use with the Form I-864 Affidavit of Support from March 1, 2016 until new poverty guidelines go into effect in the Spring of 2017.