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New York - Albany Field Office

Field Office Director: Gwynne Dinolfo
District Director: Edward A. Newman
Northeast Region

Physical AddressMailing AddressExpress Mail
1086 Troy-Schenectady Rd.
Latham, NY 12110
1086 Troy-Schenectady Rd.
Latham, NY 12110
1086 Troy-Schenectady Rd.
Latham, NY 12110


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 following counties: Albany, Broome, Chenango, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Tioga, Warren, and Washington.



Take Interstate 87 to Exit 6.
Head west on Route 7.
Go approximately 2.5 miles.
The office is on the left.


Public Transportation information is available on the Capital District Transportation Authority website   The office is serviced by bus route  # 70.  

Parking & Accessibility

PARKING: Public parking is available at the office.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: This office along with the waiting room is handicap 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 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 Albany Field Office conducts Judicial Ceremonies which are held approximately 3-4 times per month. The Albany Field Office rarely conducts Administrative Ceremonies and only holds same-day naturalization ceremonies in emergent circumstances.

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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:

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

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 06/30/2014