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Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh Field Office

Field Office Director: Valerie Tobias
District Director: Tony Bryson
Northeast Region

Physical AddressMailing AddressExpress Mail

3000 Sidney St.,
Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

3000 Sidney St.,
Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
3000 Sidney St.,
Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

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 West Virginia and the following counties in Pennsylvania: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Bradford, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Elk, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lycoming, Mercer, Montour, Northumberland, Potter, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Tioga, Union, Venango, Washington, and Westmoreland.

Transportation

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

From Interstate 79 North or South:
Take Interstate 279 to downtown Pittsburgh.
Continue to Interstate 376 East and take the exit for Oakland.
Turn right at the first traffic light.
Turn left onto the Boulevard of the Allies.
Turn right at the second traffic light onto Bates Street. Follow Bates Street until it ends at the bottom of the hill. Turn left onto Second Avenue.
Turn right onto the Hot Metal Street Bridge.
After crossing the bridge, turn left at the second traffic light, onto Sidney Street.
3000 Sidney Street is the first building on the left.

From the East:
Take Interstate 376 toward Pittsburgh.
Get off on Exit 3A toward Glenwood.
From the exit ramp, turn right onto Bates Street.
Turn left onto Second Avenue.
Turn right onto the Hot Metal Street Bridge.
After crossing the bridge, turn left at the second traffic light, onto Sidney Street.
3000 Sidney Street is the first building on the left.

From the South Hills:
Take West Liberty Avenue through the Liberty Tunnels.
Turn right onto P.J. McCardle Roadway, immediately after the tunnel.
Bear left onto South Ninth Street.
Turn right onto Carson Street.
Travel on East Carson Street for approximately 1.5 miles.
Turn left onto Hot Metal Street.
Turn right onto Sidney Street.
3000 Sidney Street is the first building on the left.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

The bus routes closest to the office location are # 48 (Arlington) and # 75 (Ellsworth).  These stops are approximately 3 blocks walking distance from the office.  For more information regarding public transportation please see the Port Authority Transit Services website athttp://www.portauthority.org/paac/default.aspx.For more information on city buses and available routes you may also call 412-442-2000. For information on the Greyhound Bus lines, call 412-392-6513.

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Parking & Accessibility

PARKING: There is limited public parking in the area 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.

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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 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 Pittsburgh Field Office has both Judicial and Administrative Ceremonies.  The Pittsburgh Field Office does 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: 09/09/2014