California - Santa Ana Field Office
Field Office Director: David Lester
This office serves Orange County. It also serves the following areas in Los Angeles County: Bradbury (zip code 91008 only), Carson, Duarte, Hermosa Beach, Lakewood, Long Beach (zip codes 90801, 90808, 90809, 90822, 90831, 90832, 90833, 90834, 90835, 90853 only), Rancho Palos Verdes, San Pedro, and Torrance.
Parking & Accessibility
PARKING: There is parking available at meters on the street and in privately owned parking lots, which charge a fee. This office does not validate parking tickets.
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.
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.
In order to visit the Santa Ana Office, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS, or you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment, on the USCIS website.
Attorney or Representative Procedures
If you are an attorney seeking information at this office, you must make an INFOPASS appointment to visit this office.
The Santa Ana Field Office conducts Judicial Ceremonies once per month. This office does not conduct same-day naturalization ceremonies.
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:
Last Reviewed/Updated: 05/03/2012