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Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Field Office


Field Office Director: Angela Klapakis
Acting District Director: Rose Kendrick
Northeast Region

Physical AddressMailing AddressExpress Mail

30 N. 41st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

30 N. 41st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

30 N. 41st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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 in Pennsylvania: Adams, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lackawana, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Wayne, Wyoming, and York.  This office also serves the state of Delaware; (there is also a Field Support Office in Dover).



From the west, take Interstate 76 East.
Take exit 342 for US-30/W Girard Avenue toward US-13 West/Philadelphia Zoo.
Turn right onto U.S. 30 W/W Girard Avenue.
Turn left onto N 42nd Street.
Turn left onto Market Street.
Turn left onto 41st Street.
The office will be to the left.

From the east, take Interstate 76 West.
Take exit 345 toward 30th Street/Market Street.
Turn right onto Arch Street.
Arch Street turns slightly left and becomes N 30th Street.
Turn right onto Market Street.
Turn right onto N. 41st Street.
The office will be to the left.

From the north, take I-476 South.
Take Exit 16 for I-76 toward Philadelphia/Valley Forge.
Take Exit 16A on the left to merge onto I-76 East toward Philadelphia.
Take Exit 342 for US-30W/Girard Ave toward US-13 W/Philadelphia Zoo.
Turn right onto U.S. 30 W/W Girard Avenue.
Turn left onto N 42nd Street.
Turn left onto Market Street.
Turn left onto N. 41st Street.
The office will be to the left.

From the south, take I-95 North.
Take Exit 13 to merge onto PA-291E toward I-76 West/Valley Forge.
Turn left onto S 26th Street.
Take the ramp onto I-76 West.
Take Exit 346B toward University Avenue.
Merge onto S 34th Street.
Continue onto S University Avenue.
Turn left onto Market Street.
Turn right onto N 41st Street.
The office will be to the left.


Take the Market-Frankford Subway Line to 40th and Market. Go one block west on Market and then one block north on 41st Street to the office.

The SEPTA/LUCY Green Loop runs from 30th Street Station to 40th and Market.

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Parking & Accessibility

PARKING: There is limited street parking. Private parking garages are located within a few blocks of the office.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: This office is handicapped accessible.

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.


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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.

Our business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 3:30pm, and we are closed on Federal holidays.

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 Philadelphia Field Office has Judicial Ceremonies 2-8 times per month and Administrative Ceremonies 4-6 times per week.  The Philadelphia Field Office does not conduct 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:

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

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 10/06/2015