Massachusetts - Boston Field Office
Field Office Director: Ken Sherman
The Boston Field Office serves Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk counties. This office serves the following towns in Middlesex County: Arlington, Ashland, Belmont, Brookline, Cambridge, Everett, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Lexington, Malden, Medford, Melrose, Natick, New Town, Newton, Norfolk, Sherborn, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Weston, Winchester, and Woburn. The office serves the following towns in Essex County: Lynn (except zip code 01910), Marblehead, Nahant, Salem, Saugus, and Swampscott.
Parking & Accessibility
PARKING: There is limited parking available near the office.
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 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.
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 Boston Field Office conducts approximately 37 Judicial Ceremonies per year. The Boston Field Office only conducts Administrative Ceremonies on special occasions. This office conducts same-day Naturalization ceremonies only under special circumstances (e.g. military, applicant needing a special accommodation, etc.).
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: 10/03/2011