Will the processing time be faster if I include the work permit form with my Adjustment of Status application, versus applying for the work permit later? Generally, processing is faster when the work permit form is included in the Adjustment of Status application package. Learn more about marriage green card processing times here. Related articles Does Boundless charge an additional fee to help with the work permit application? Can I submit a work permit application after I have submitted my marriage-based green card application? How long does it take to get a work permit? Do I need to be present at the consulate with my spouse at the time of interview? What if I don't know all my past company addresses?