New York - New York City Field Office
Field Office Director (Customer Service): Charles Akalski
This New York Field Office serves the following counties in New York: Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester.
Parking & Accessibility
PARKING: There are public garages available in the area. On street parking is limited. Public transportation is highly recommended.
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.
If you have general questions regarding immigration services and benefits, we recommend that you first try our website at http://www.uscis.gov/ or call our National Customer Service Center (NCSC) at -800-375-5283 (TDD: 800-767-1833). Most questions can be answered using our website or calling the NCSC.
Attorney or Representative Procedures
If you are an attorney seeking information at this office, you must make an INFOPASS appointment to visit this office, and you must bring a signed Form G-28.
The New York City Field Office Judicial Ceremonies approximately 3-4 times per week. Administrative Ceremonies are conducted most Fridays and on certain holidays and other special events. The New York City Field Office does not have 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: 01/02/2014