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File My Application Online (e-Filing)

NOTE: e-Filing will be unavailable October 24, 2014, from 10:00 PM – 12:00 AM  EDT due to system maintenance. Customers will not be able to electronically submit forms during this time. We regret any inconvenience and recommend that customers plan accordingly. In addition, e-Filing payment processing will be unavailable October 25, 2014, from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM  EDT due to maintenance. Customers will be able to access the system but not process payments for forms during this time. We regret any inconvenience and recommend that customers plan accordingly.

Which Forms Can Be e-Filed? 

The forms below are currently available for e-Filing, with some restrictions.

How Do I e-File?

To begin the e-Filing process, click the link above for the form you would like to file and follow the instructions.

What should I do if I can’t e-File?

  • If e-Filing is not the best option for you or you are not eligible to e-File, please file a paper application.  

What are the benefits of e-Filing?

  • You can file your benefit application online.
  • You can pay your fees with a credit or debit card, or directly through your checking or savings account.
  • You will receive immediate confirmation that your application has been received by USCIS.

If I am requesting a fee waiver, can I still e-File my application?

No, a fee waiver cannot be requested using e-Filing.  Please file a paper application if you are requesting a fee waiver.

Where do I mail the documents supporting my application?

Please read the form instructions carefully for a list of required documents and send them within 7 business days to the address on the e-Filing Confirmation Receipt. 

What will happen if I don’t mail the supporting documents?

We will not begin processing your application, and we will send you a Request for Evidence (RFE).   If you do not send the documents within the RFE timeframes, we will deny your application or petition for abandonment and your filing fees will not be refunded.

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 10/24/2014