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Form Updates (06/10/08 - 03/01/10)

March 1, 2010

N-300, Application to File Declaration of Intention. New edition dated 09/08/09. Previous editions accepted.

February 25, 2010

I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. New edition dated 12/03/09, previous versions not accepted. Beginning February 25, 2010, most applicants must submit Form I-485 to a USCIS Lockbox facility, depending  on the eligibility category under which they are filing, as provided in the form instructions.

I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant. New edition dated 12/30/09, previous editions not accepted. Beginning February 25, 2010, applicants must file a Form I-360 with either the Vermont Service Center, the Nebraska Service Center, or at a USCIS Lockbox facility. 

February 24, 2010

I-765, Application for Employment Authorization. New edition dated 02/12/10. Beginning February 24, 2010 applicants must now submit Form I-765 to one of the USCIS Lockbox facilities or the USCIS Vermont Service Center, based on the classification under which they are filing. Detailed guidance can be found in updated Form I-765 instructions.

February 22, 2010

I-102, Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document. New edition dated 01/13/10. Beginning February 22, 2010, applicants submitting Form I-102 by itself must mail their application to the USCIS Phoenix or Dallas Lockbox facility, based on where they are located. Detailed guidance can be found in the updated Form I-102 instructions.

February 19, 2010

I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition. New edition dated 12/11/09. Beginning February 19, 2010, applicants must file Form I-824 with a USCIS Lockbox facility, based on which Service Center or local office approved their original petition or application.  Detailed guidance is available in the updated Form I-824 instructions. 

February 12, 2010

I-865, Sponsor's Notice of Change of Address. New edition dated 11/17/09. (Previous editions accepted).

February 4, 2010

I-508, Waiver of Rights, Privileges, Exemptions and Immunities (Under Section 247(b) of the INA). New version dated 11/17/09. (10/06/08 and 05/27/05 editions also acceptable).

I-508F Waiver of Rights, Priveleges, Exemptions, and Immunities. New version dated 11/17/09. Previous versions accepted.

February 3, 2010

I-601, Application for Waiver of Ground of Inadmissibility. Previous editions not accepted after 30 days of posting new form. The last day that the USCIS will accept a previous edition must be post marked by 03/02/2010.

N-470, Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes. Previous editions not accepted after 30 days of posting new form. The last day that the USCIS will accept a previous edition must be post marked by 03/02/2010.

February 2, 2010

I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition. New version dated 01/06/10. (Previous editions accepted).

February 1, 2010

I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service. Form changed from a "Y" form to an "N" form. (Previous editions not accepted).

January 28, 2010

I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker. New version dated 01/06/10. (Previous editions not accepted).

G-325A, Biographic Information. A-Number field corrected to allow full entry of number.

I-129S, Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition. Form's design reverted back to a 'Y'.

N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship. New version dated 01/06/10. (Previous editions accepted.)

I-751, Petition to Remove the Conditions of Residence. New version dated 12/30/09. (Previous editions accepted.)

January 27, 2010

I-751, Petition to Remove the Conditions of Residence. Barcode corrected.

I-601, Application for Waiver of Ground of Inadmissibility. Form updated to reflect change in filing location.

January 25, 2010

I-243, Application for Removal. New version dated 09/14/09. (No previous editions accepted.)

I-363, Request to Enforce Affidavit of Financial Support and Intent to Petition for Legal Custody for P.L. 97-359 Amerasian. New version dated 09/14/2009. (10/06/08 and 03/18/08 version are also acceptable).

January 22, 2010

I-129S, Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition. New version dated 01/06/10. (Previous editions not accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number. Instructions added.

I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. New version dated 01/06/10. (Previous editions accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

January 21, 2010

I-192, Application for Advance Permission to Enter as a Non-Immigrant. New version dated 01/06/10. (Previous editions accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

I-602, Application By Refugee For Waiver of Grounds of Excludability. New version dated 01/06/10. (Previous editions accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

January 15, 2010

N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA). New version dated 01/06/10. (Previous editions accepted.)

N-470, Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes. New version dated 01/06/10. (Prior revisions are not accepted.)

January 8, 2010

I-751, Petition to Remove the Conditions of Residence. New version dated 12/30/09. (Previous editions not accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker. New version dated 12/04/09. (Previous editions accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

December 22, 2009

I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative. New version dated 04/16/09. (Previous editions accepted.)

I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition. New version dated 04/16/09. (Previous editions accepted.)

I-800, Petition to Classify Convention Adoptee as an Immediate Relative. New version dated 04/16/09. (Previous editions accepted.)

I-800A, Application for Determination of Suitability to Adopt a Child from a Convention Country. New version dated 04/16/09. (Previous edition accepted.)

December 14, 2009

I-777, Application for Replacement of Northern Mariana Card. New version dated 11/17/09. (Previous editions accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative. Changes involve address changes due to post office closures.

I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition. Changes involve address changes due to post office closures.

I-800, Petition to Classify Convention Adoptee as an Immediate Relative. Changes involve address changes due to post office closures.

I-800A, Application for Determination of Suitability to Adopt a Child from a Convention Country. Changes involve address changes due to post office closures.

December 8, 2009

G-325A, Biographic Version. PDF copy that is fillable and savable.

G-884, Return of Original Documents. New version dated 11/17/09. (Previous editions accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

I-601, Application for Waiver of Ground of Inadmissibility. New version dated 04/06/09. (Previous editions accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

November 18, 2009

N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate under Section 322. New edition dated 11/18/09. Previous editions accepted.

November 17, 2009

I-9 CNMI, Employment Eligibility Verification CNMI. Introduction of new form.

November 16, 2009

N-4, Monthly Report Naturalization Papers, New version dated 11/09/09. (No previous editions accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

November 9, 2009

G-639, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Request, New version dated 02/04/09. (No previous editions accepted.)

November 2, 2009

I-643, Health and Human Services Statistical Data for Refugee/Asylee Adjusting Status, New version dated 10/29/09. (Previous editions accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

November 1, 2009

I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, Form posted to match posted CDC information.

October 22, 2009

N-426, Request for Certification of Military or Naval Service, New version including form and instructions combined into one file dated 03/24/09. (Previous editions accepted.)

October 19, 2009

I-601, Application for Waiver of Ground of Inadmissibility, New version dated 04/06/09.

October 14, 2009

I-914, Supplement B, Declaration of Law Enforcement Officer for Victim of Trafficking in Persons, New Version dated 03/30/09.

October 9, 2009

I-694, Notice of Appeal of Decision Under Sections 245A or 210 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, New version dated 09/09/09.

I-687, Application for Status as a Temporary Resident Under Section 245A of the Immigration and Nationality Act, New version dated 09/09/09.

October 5, 2009

I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative. 'Y' form dated 04/16/09.

I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition. 'Y' form dated 04/16/09.

I-800, Petition to Classify Convention Adoptee as an Immediate Relative. 'Y' form dated 04/16/09.

I-800A, Application for Determination of Suitability to Adopt a Child from a Convention Country. 'Y' form dated 04/16/09.

October 1, 2009

G-28, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative. New version dated 04/22/09. (Previous edition not accepted.)

September 29, 2009

I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant. New version dated 08/19/09.

I-131, Application for Travel Document. New version dated 07/14/09.

I-765, Application for Employment Authorization. New version dated 08/19/09.

September 23, 2009

I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition. New edition dated 09/09/09, 'Y' form (Previous versions accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

I-102, Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document. New edition dated 09/09/09, 'Y' form (Previous versions accepted.) Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

I-612, Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement (under Section 212(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended). New version dated 08/10/09.

September 18, 2009

G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance. New version dated 09/14/09.

September 1, 2009

I-905, Application for Authorization to Issue Certification for Health Care Workers. New version dated 08/07/09.

August 24, 2009

I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. New version dated 08/07/09. (Previous version accepted, 02/02/09 only).

August 19, 2009

I-929, Petition for Qualifying Family Member of a U-1 Nonimmigrant. New version dated 07/15/09. (Previous version accepted). Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker. New version dated 06/12/09. (Previous versions accepted). OMB approved minor revisions to instructions for ASVVP.

I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. New version dated 06/12/09. (Previous versions accepted). OMB approved minor revisions to instructions for ASVVP.

I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker. New version dated 06/12/09. (Previous versions accepted). OMB approved minor revisions to instructions for ASVVP.

August 6, 2009

M-274, Handbook for Employers. New version dated 07/31/09.

July 31, 2009

Form M-274, New version dated 07/31/09. Replaces an earlier version.

July 30, 2009

Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. New version dated 6/12/09 (prior revisions also accepted). Revised to reflect minor language changes.

July 15, 2009

N-648, Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions. New version dated 7/1/09 (10/16/08 version also accepted). Revised to reflect minor language changes.

G-325, Biographical Information. New version dated 6/12/09 (prior versions accepted). Revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

G-325A, Biographical Information. New version dated 6/12/09 (prior versions accepted). Revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

G-325B, Biographical Information. New version dated 6/12/09 (prior versions accepted). Revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

G-325C, Biographical Information. New version dated 6/12/09 (prior versions accepted). Revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

July 13, 2009

I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant. New version dated 5/29/09 (prior versions accepted). Revision reflects additions to instructions regarding USCIS Compliance Review and Monitoring.

June 4, 2009

I-361,  Affidavit of Financial Support and Intent to Petition for Legal Custody for Public Law 97-359 Amerasian. Revised form dated 04/28/2009 (prior version accepted). Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

May 29, 2009

I-131, Application for Travel Document.  Revised form dated 03/24/09 (prior version accepted). Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions.   Revised form dated 04/27/2009 (prior version accepted). Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

I-881, Application for Suspension of Deportation or Special Rule Cancellation of Removal (Pursuant to Section 203 of Public Law 105-100 (NACARA)).   Revised form dated 05/26/2009 (prior version accepted). Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

G-1041, Genealogy Index Search Request. Revised form dated 04/30/2009 (prior version accepted). Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

 G-1041A, Genealogy Records Request. Revised form dated 04/30/2009 (prior version accepted). Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

May 7, 2009

I-589, Application for Asylum and For Withholding of Removal. Revised form dated 4/7/09 (prior version accepted). Form revised to reflect extension of OMB control number.

May 6, 2009

I-914, Application for T Nonimmigrant Status. Revised form dated 3/30/09 (prior versions accepted only through June 6, 2009). Form revised to reflect statutory changes and to add Supplemental forms.

April 27, 2009

I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card. Revised form, dated 4/16/09 (prior version acceptable). Change of filing location to Phoenix, AZ, lockbox facility.

April 24, 2009

I-817, Application for Family Unity Benefits. Revised form, dated 2/3/09 (prior version acceptable). Extension of expiration date of OMB control number. No substantive changes.

April 23, 2009

I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. Revised form, dated 2/26/09 (prior version acceptable). Extension of expiration date of OMB control number. No substantive changes.

N-400, Application for Naturalization. Minor revision to correct typographical mistakes. No change in revision date.

April 16, 2009

I-566, Interagency Record of Request - A, G or NATO Dependent Employment Authorization or Change/Adjustment To/From A, G, or NATO Status. Revised form, dated 3/23/2009 (prior revision acceptable). Extension of expiration date of OMB control number. No substantive changes.

I-192, Application for Advance Permission to Enter as Nonimmigrant [Pursuant to Section 212(d)(3)(A)(ii) of the INA]. Revised form dated 3/23/09, prior revision still acceptable. Amends eligibility for fee waiver for T and U nonimmigrant status applicants.

April 1, 2009

I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions of Residence. Correction of database fields in form, no other substantive changes.

March 30, 2009

M-736, Checklist for Religious Workers for Form I-129. New form.

M-737, Checklist for Ministers and Religious Workers for Form I-360. New form.

March 20, 2009

I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker. New revision dated 3/11/09, prior revision is acceptable. Includes language relating to U.S. employers receiving funding under Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP).

February 4, 2009

I-193, Application For Waiver of Passport and/or VISA.  New revision date of 6/2008.

I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker.  New version dated 12/31/09 reflects a one year extension of OMB control number.  Prior editions are acceptable.

January 23, 2009

I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker. New version, dated 1/22/09, prior versions may be used. Reflects changes in filing location for H-2A and H-2B petitions.

I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. New version, dated 12/16/08, prior versions may be used. Reflects changes in filing location for EB-5 (immigrant investor) applications.

I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. New version, dated 12/16/08, prior versions may be used. Reflects change in filing location.

I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove conditions. New version, dated 12/16/08, prior versions may be used. Reflects change in filing location.

January 21, 2009

I-192, Application for Advance Permission to Enter as a Non-Immigrant. New version, dated 1/15/09. Reflects one year extension of the OMB control number and expanded instructions regarding various situations of an non-immigrant filing the application. The prior version, dated 7/30/07, may be used only through 2/20/09.

N-400, Application for Naturalization. New version, dated 1/22/09, reflects extension of the OMB control number and revisions of instructions regarding filing location of the form. Prior versions may be used.

January 15, 2009

I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition. New version, dated 1/7/09, reflecting a one year extension of the OMB control number. Prior revisions may be used.

January 9, 2009

The following new forms were issued as part of the interim final rule on T and U nonimmigrant visas:

  • I-929, Petition for Qualifying Family Member of a U-1 Nonimmigrant
  • I-485, Supplement E - providing additional instructions for filing of adjustment of status based on T or U nonimmigrant visas.

The following forms were revised (with a revision date of 10/30/08) as part of the interim final rule on T and U nonimmigrant visas. The prior version of each form may also be used.

  • Form I-131, Application for Travel Document
  • Form I-601, Application for Waiver of Ground of Inadmissibility
  • Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization

December 19, 2008

Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA). New version dated 11/24/08. Reflects one year extension of the OMB control number.

December 8, 2008

Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant. New version dated 11/26/08, prior versions accepted. Reflects changes in form and instructions to include regulatory changes regarding Religious Workers.

December 3, 2008

Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker. New version dated 11/26/08, prior versions accepted. Reflects changes in form and instructions to include regulatory changes regarding Religious Workers.

November 10, 2008

Form I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition. New version dated 10/16/08, prior versions accepted. Reflects one year extension of OMB control number.

Form I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as Immediate Relative. New version dated 10/16/08, prior versions accepted. Reflects one year extension of OMB control number.

October 30, 2008

Form N-426, Request for Certification of Military or Naval Service.   New version dated 10/16/08, prior versions accepted, Reflects two year extension of OMB control number.  No other changes.

Form I-643, Health and Human Services Statistical Data for Refugee/Asylee Adjusting Status.   New version dated 10/16/08, prior versions accepted, Reflects one year extension of OMB control number.  No other changes.

Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition.   New version dated 10/27/08, prior versions accepted.  No other changes.

Form N-4, Monthly Report on Naturalization Papers.  New version dated 10/16/08, prior versions accepted.  No other changes.

Form I-539A, Supplement A to Form I-539 (Filing Instructions for V Nonimmigrant Status).  New version dated 10/28/08, prior versions accepted.  Reflects two year extension of OMB control number.  No other changes.

October 16, 2008

Form I-243, Application for Removal. New version, dated 10/6/08, prior version may be used. Reflects one year extension of the OMB control number, no other substantive changes.

Form I-363, Request to Enforce Affidavit of Financial Support and Intent to Petition for Legal Custody for P.L. 97-359 Amerasian. New version, dated 10/6/08, prior version may be used. Reflects one year extension of the OMB control number, no other substantive changes.

October 8, 2008

Form I-508, Waiver of Rights, Privileges, Exemptions and Immunities (Under Section 247(b) of the INA). New version, dated 10/6/08, prior version may be used. Reflects one year extension of the OMB control number, no other substantive changes.

October 7, 2008

Form AR-11, Alien Change of Address Card. New version, dated 10/6/08, prior version may be used. Reflects three year extension of the OMB control number, no other substantive changes.

Form AR-11 SR, Alien's Change of Address Card (Special Registration). New version, dated 10/6/08, prior version may be used. Reflects three year extension of the OMB control number, no other substantive changes.

September 24, 2008

Form I-800A, Application for Determination of Suitability to Adopt a Child from a Convention Country and I-800, Petition to Classify Convention Adoptee as an Immediate Relative. New version, dated 9/10/08. Change in filing location. Prior version may be used.

Form G-1041, Genealogy Index Search Request and G-1041A, Genealogy Records Request - These forms reflect a new revision date of 9/10/08.  Prior versions may be used.

August 27, 2008

Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition. New version, dated 8/25/08. Reflects one year extension of OMB Control Number and minor changes to instructions to improve readability. Prior revisions accepted.

August 26, 2008

  • Form I-800A, Application for Determination of Suitability to Adopt a Child from a Convention Country. Revision to filing location for form made by Federal Register Notice. Effective September 25, 2008, all forms should be submitted to:
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, P.O. Box 80595, Chicago, IL 60680-4118.
  • Form I-800, Petition to Classify Convention Adoptee as an Immediate Relative. Revision to filing location for form made by Federal Register Notice. Effective September 25, 2008, all forms should be submitted to: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, P.O. Box 80595, Chicago, IL 60680-4118.
  • Form N-644, Application for Posthumous Citizenship. New version, dated August 21, 2008. One-year extension of OMB control number, minor grammatical changes. Prior revision may be used.
  • Form I-102, Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document. New version, dated August 21, 2008. One-year extension of OMB control number, minor grammatical changes. Prior revision may be used.
  • Form I-694, Notice of Appeal of Decision Under Section 210 or 245A. New version, dated August 21, 2008. One-year extension of OMB control number, minor grammatical changes. Prior revision may be used.

August 25, 2008

  • Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence. New version, dated August 25, 2008. Prior revisions will be accepted only through September 24, 2008. Changes include new filing addresses - Petitioners will submit Form I-751 to the California Service Center or Vermont Service Center, depending on where they live. See USCIS Update on revised I-751 instructions (in the Related Links section of this page) for more details.

August 18, 2008

  • USCIS reminds customers to use correct edition of Form I-765 to Request Employment Authorization.
  • The correct version of the Application for Employment Authorization (Form I-765) is dated 05/27/08.
  • Submission of an earlier version of Form I-765 may result in rejection of the application..

July 28, 2008

  • Form G-845, Document Verification Request, and Form G-845, SAVE Document Verification Request. New revision dated 7/25/08. Extension of the OMB control number, grammatical and punctuation changes, revision of filing location. Prior versions may be used.
  • Form G-845 Supplement, Document Verification Request Supplement. New form, dated 7/25/08.

July 24, 2008

Form I-485 Supplement C, Instructions for I-485 Supplement C, HRIFA. Form reissued. Revision date 7/7/08. Prior versions may not be used.

July 23, 2008

Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker. Revision dated 7/7/08. Form reflects a two-year extension of the expiration date of the OMB control number and minor grammatical corrections. Prior versions may be used.

July 21, 2008

Form I-612, Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement (Under Section 212(e) of the INA, as Amended). Revision dated 7/8/08. Form reflects one year extension of OMB control number. No other changes. Prior versions may be used.

July 15, 2008

Form N-300, Application to File Declaration of Intention. Revision dated 07/08/08.  Form reflects one year extention of OMB control number. Minor language changes.  Prior versions may be used.

July 1, 2008

Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker. Revision dated 5/16/08. Prior revisions may be used. Minor language change.

June 26, 2008

Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Revision dated 6/5/07 restored. Form reflects one year extension of OMB control number. Prior versions may not be used.

June 16, 2008

Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. New version, dated 6/16/08, to reflect one year extension of OMB control number. No other significant changes. Prior versions may not be used.

June 10, 2008

Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record. New version, dated 6/5/08. Previous editions will be accepted only for medical exams conducted before August 1, 2008. Medical exams conducted on or after August 1, 2008, require use of the 06/05/08 edition.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 03/01/2010