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Washington, DC - Washington Field Office


Field Office Director: Kimberly Zanotti
District Director: Sarah Taylor
Northeast Region

Physical AddressMailing AddressExpress Mail

2675 Prosperity Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22031

2675 Prosperity Avenue
Fairfax, VA 20598

2675 Prosperity Avenue
Fairfax, VA 20598

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 District of Columbia and the following counties in Virginia: Albemarle, Alexandria, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Charlottesville, Clarke, Culpeper, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Frederick, Greene, Harrisonburg, Highland, Loudoun, Madison, Manassas, Manassas Park, Orange, Page, Prince William, Rappahannock, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Staunton, Warren, Waynesboro, and Winchester.



From Route 50 driving east (towards Washington, D.C.), turn left onto Prosperity Avenue.
From Route 50 driving west (towards Fairfax), turn right onto Prosperity Avenue.
From Interstate 66 driving east (towards Washington, D.C.), take exit 62 for Nutley Street/VA-243 South.
Turn left onto Lee Highway (VA-237/US-29).
Turn left onto Prosperity Avenue.


Use the orange line to get to the Dunn Loring metro rail stop or metro rail station.

For more information on Metro routes, please call 202-637-7000.

For Amtrak information, please call 1-800-872-7245.

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Parking & Accessibility

PARKING: There is very limited public parking available in the area.

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.

Visiting the Office

In order to visit this office or to speak with an Immigration Services Officer in the Customer Service Division, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS or you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment, on the USCIS website.  When our INFOPASS appointment times are full, you will be unable to schedule an appointment.  Please try again at a later time.

INFOPASS appointments will not be made available in the system on Thursday afternoons.  In addition, once per month, usually on a Thursday, INFOPASS appointments may not be made available for the entire day due to staff training.

We have limited seating capacity in our waiting room areas. Unless the presence of your child is required, please do not bring small children to the scheduled interview or oath ceremony.

The following email addresses have been set up for your convenience. Please use as indicated or you will not get a response.


If you want to reschedule or postpone your interview, send a request to the following email address:

You may also come into the office and drop off reschedule requests in the designated drop box, just inside the public entrance, during business hours (7:30AM to 3:30PM), Monday through Friday.

Your request must be received before the scheduled interview date and include your Alien Registration Number, which is written on the appointment notice. Your request must also include the reason(s) for the request to reschedule.

For all applicants, petitioners, beneficiaries, and any other individuals scheduled for an interview at the Washington Field Office, the first reschedule request for that particular application or petition (as requested by the applicant, petitioner, or attorney) will generally be granted.  The benefit of the first reschedule is limited to one per application or petition. Where the first reschedule request has already been granted, all future reschedule requests will require a showing of good cause.


If you would like to have an interview or oath ceremony scheduled at this office, please send a request to the following email address:

Additional information for the military may be found at

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Attorney or Representative Procedures

If you are an attorney seeking information at this office, you must make an INFOPASS appointment to visit this office.

Naturalization Ceremonies

The Washington Field Office rarely conducts same-day naturalization ceremonies but will do so for military N-400 filings, Section 319(b) N-400 filings, as well as on most N-400 re-examination days (second interview to pass the naturalization test).

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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:

  • Recording Devices (including cell phones with recording capabilities)
  • Food or Beverages
  • Smoking
  • Animals (other than service animals)
  • Sharp Items
  • Flammable Materials and Liquids
  • Pepper Spray

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 03/05/2015