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New Hampshire - Manchester Field Office

 

Field Office Director: Anthony Violanti
District Director: Denis Riordan
Northeast Region

Physical AddressMailing AddressExpress Mail

9 Ridgewood Road
Bedford, NH 03110

9 Ridgewood Road
Bedford, NH 03110

9 Ridgewood Road
Bedford, NH 03110

 
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 New Hampshire.

Transportation

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

From the North:

Head south on Interstate 93.
Merge onto Interstate 293 South.
Take Exit 4 (Queen City Ave/RT-114A/Second Street) towards Bedford.
Turn left onto Second Street (US-3).
Bear left to follow US-3.
Turn right on Ridgewood Road.
The office is located on the right.

From the South:

Head North on Interstate 93.
Take the Manchester Airport/Bedford/Manchester left exit onto Interstate 293 North.
Continue on Route 101 West towards Everett Turnpike (US-3)/Bedford/Nashua.
Take the South River Road (US-3)/Kilton Road exit.
Continue on Kilton Road.
Turn left on Daniel Webster Highway (US-3)
Continue to follow Daniel Webster Highway (US-3).
Turn left on Ridgewood Road.
The office is located on the right.

From the East:

Take Route 101 West towards Manchester.
Merge onto Interstate 93 South.
Take the Manchester Airport/Bedford/Manchester exit onto Interstate 293 North.
Continue on Route 101 West towards Everett Turnpike (US-3)/Bedford/Nashua.
Take the South River Road (US-3)/Kilton Road exit.
Continue on Kilton Road.
Turn left on Daniel Webster Highway (US-3).
Continue to follow Daniel Webster Highway (US-3).
Turn left on Ridgewood Road.
The office is located on the right.

From the West:

Take Route 101 East toward Manchester.
Turn right on Meetinghouse Road.
Turn left on South River Road (US-3).
Continue to follow US-3.
Turn left on Ridgewood Road.
The office is located on the right.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

No public transportation available.

Parking & Accessibility

PARKING: There is free pariking at this facility.

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.

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.

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 Manchester Field Office conducts Judicial Ceremonies approximately once per month. The Manchester Field Office conducts Administrative Ceremonies approximately 6 times per year.  This office conducts same-day naturalization ceremonies under special circumstances only (e.g., military, applicants needing special accomodations).

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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:

  • Unauthorized use or operation of Cameras (including cell phones with cameras)
  • Unauthorized use or operation of Recording Devices (including cell phones with recording capabilities)
  • Food or Beverages
  • Animals (other than service animals)

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 11/18/2014