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Alaska - Anchorage Field Office

Field Office Director: Michael N. Hickman
District Director: Anne Arries Corsano
Western Region

Physical AddressMailing AddressExpress Mail

620 East 10th Avenue
Suite 102
Anchorage, AK 99501

620 East 10th Avenue
Suite 102
Anchorage, AK 99501

620 East 10th Avenue
Suite 102
Anchorage, AK 99501

Service Area
Transportation, Directions, and Parking
Filing Information and Case Status
Visiting the Office and Attorney Procedures
Naturalization Ceremonies
Prohibited Items

Service Area

This office serves the state of Alaska.

Transportation

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

The Anchorage Field Office is located on the first floor in the Michael Building, which is at the southwest corner of 10th Avenue and Gambell Street.

From the Mat-Su Valley:
Take Glenn Highway west to Gamble Street.
Take a left onto Gamble Street and go south to 10th Avenue.
Take a right onto 10th Avenue.
Turn left into the Michael Building parking lot.

From Seward/Kenai Peninsula:
Take the Sterling/Seward Highway north to Anchorage.
The Seward Highway becomes Ingra Street.
Turn left at 10th Avenue.
Go west 2 blocks.
Turn left into the Michael Building parking lot.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

Public transportation is not available for this Field Office.

Parking & Accessibility

PARKING: There is public parking available.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: This office is handicapped accessible. Accommodations are made for individuals with disabilities.

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Filing Information

Follow the instructions on the form(s) that you are filing. If the instructions on the application tell you to file the form at a USCIS local office and you live within this service area, please mail your application or make an INFOPASS appointment to submit your application in person.

Avoid Immigration Services Scams

Many people offer help with immigration services. Unfortunately, not all are authorized to do so. While many of these unauthorized practitioners mean well, all too many of them are out to rip you off. This is against the law and may be considered an immigration services scam.

USCIS wants to combat immigration services scams by equipping applicants, legal service providers, and community-based organizations with the knowledge and tools they need to detect and protect themselves from dishonest practices.  Please see USCIS’s “Avoid Scams” webpage for more information.  If you have you been a victim of an immigration services scam, help is available.  You can report scams to the Federal Trade Commission. You may also file a complaint in your state.

If you're working with an attorney, check with the state bar association to verify that the attorney is eligible to practice in—and is a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of—any U.S. state, possession, territory or commonwealth, or the District of Columbia.

If working with a non-attorney, verify whether the individual is an accredited representative of an organization recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).

Know the law in your state. Some states have specific laws regulating immigration consultants.  If you are unsure whether your immigration service provider is giving trustworthy advice, do not hesitate to seek a second opinion. When doing so, always work with a licensed attorney or BIA-accredited representative.

 

Case Status and Referral Follow-ups

If you want to know the status of a case that is pending at this office, you should first call customer service at 1-800-375-5283. If your case is outside of our normal processing time, as shown on the uscis.gov web site, a customer service representative will ask USCIS to research your case, and we will send you a letter with further information.

If the customer service representative instructs you to visit our office, you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment, on our website, to visit this office in person.

Remember to bring the following items noted below, to the office for your appointment:

  • Any notices we have sent to you
  • A valid photo identity document, such as a driver license, passport, employment authorization document, etc.
  • A copy of the application or petition that you filed
  • Proof of paying the fee such as a copy of a cancelled check (front and back) or money order that has been traced for payment, or a handwritten receipt from an Immigration Services Officer.

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Visiting the Office

In order to visit this office or to speak with an Immigration Services Officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS, or you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment on the USCIS website. When you come to your scheduled INFOPASS appointment, you must bring the printout of your INFOPASS appointment, and you must bring a photo ID with you.

INFORMATION COUNTER:

The information counter is open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00AM to 3:30PM and Wednesday from 8:00AM to 12:00PM.

INFORMATION LOBBY:

The INFOPASS Kiosk is available for use Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10:00AM to 2:30PM and Wednesday from 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Attorney or Representative Procedures

If you are an attorney seeking information at this office you must make an INFOPASS appointment to visit this office.

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Naturalization Ceremonies

The Anchorage Field Office conducts both Judicial Ceremonies and Administrative Ceremonies once per month.  This office does not conduct same-day naturalization ceremonies.

Prohibited Items

Rules and regulations governing public buildings and grounds can be found at Title 41, Code of Federal Regulations, Subpart 101-20.3 and Title 18, United States Code, Section 930.  Additionally, this office prohibits:

  • Scissors, Razors, or Other Sharp Objects
  • Recording Devices
  • Food or Beverages

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 12/02/2014