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Updated: 
May 6, 2013

I think I am eligible for a T-visa. Will I definitely get one if I apply?

Not necessarily.  There is a limit on the number of T-visas available nationally (5,000), which means that even if you satisfy all of the requirements, you could still be denied a T-visa.  If you are otherwise qualified to receive a T-visa, but are denied one because of the limit, then you will be placed on a waiting list.1  For more information on how to apply for a T-visa, see How do I apply for a T-visa?

1 8 C.F.R. § 214.11(m)