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Florida - Oakland Park Field Office

Field Office Director:  Brett Lassen
District Director: Linda Swacina
Southeast Region

Physical AddressMailing AddressExpress Mail

4451 NW 31st Avenue
Oakland Park, Florida 33309

4451 NW 31st Avenue
Oakland Park, Florida 33309

4451 NW 31st Avenue
Oakland Park, Florida 33309

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 majority of Broward and Collier counties.



From Interstate 95 take exit 32 for Commercial Boulevard.
From Florida’s Turnpike take exit 62 for Commercial Boulevard.
The office is located immediately south of Commercial Boulevard/SR-870 on NW 31st Avenue in Oakland Park, Florida.
Visitors to the office from the western portions of south Florida can reach the Florida Turnpike from Interstate 75 South or Interstate 595 East.


Closest Bus line is the #55, Stop ID#1693.  The bus stop is .4 miles from the office.  For more public transit information, please contact the Broward County Transit at 954-357-8400 or for the hearing and speech impaired at 954-357-8302. You may also visit them online at

Parking & Accessibility

PARKING: This office has public parking.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: This office is handicapped accessible.

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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.

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 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 Immigration Services Officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS or you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment on the USCIS website.

The office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

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 Oakland Park Field Office has Judicial Ceremonies on a monthly basis and an average of 6 Administrative Ceremonies per month.  The Oakland Park Field Office does not have same-day Naturalization Ceremonies.

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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, and Other Sharp Objects
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Compressed Air Guns
  • Powder Cartridge Systems
  • Pepper Spray
  • Cameras
  • Recording Devices
  • Hazardous Tools
  • Lighters/Matches
  • Glass Items
  • Hair Picks
  • Lotions (greater than 8 oz.)
  • Liquids (except for infant needs or medical reasons)
  • Threatening or Intimidating Items

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 03/13/2012