I-601A, Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver
Purpose of Form
Certain immediate relatives of U.S. Citizens may use this form to request a provisional unlawful presence waiver under Immigration and Nationality Act Section 212 (a)(9)(B) and 8 CFR 212.7(e), before departing the United States to appear at a U.S. Embassy or consulate for an immigrant visa interview. For more information see the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver web page.
To file Form I-601A:
Number of Pages
Form 9; Instructions 19.
07/08/15. (On Sept. 24, 2015, USCIS will only accept the 07/08/15 edition. USCIS will not accept editions dated 03/04/13 or earlier on or after Sept. 24, 2015.) The edition date can be found at the bottom of every page on the Form and Instructions.
Where to File
Mail your Form I-601A to the Chicago Lockbox facility:
U.S. Postal Service
The fee is $585. If you are younger than 79, you must also pay $85 for biometric services.
Since you will file your form at a USCIS Lockbox facility:
To ensure your Form I-601A is accepted for processing:
This page can be found at: http://www.uscis.gov/i-601a
Last Reviewed/Updated: 07/23/2015