I-698, Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of the INA)
Purpose of Form
This form is used to apply for adjustment to permanent resident status under the amnesty program provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).
Number of Pages
Form 9; Instructions 7.
03/30/15. (Starting 07/27/15, USCIS will only accept the 3/30/15 edition. USCIS will not accept the 03/11/13, 01/12/11, 11/23/10 or 12/29/09 editions on or after 07/26/15).
Where to File
For U.S. Postal Service (USPS) deliveries, use the following address:
For courier/express deliveries, use the following address:
Important filing tips, as well as additional information on fees and customer service, are listed on our Lockbox Filing Tips webpage.
E-Notification: If you want to receive an e-mail and/or a text message that your Form I-698 has been accepted at a USCIS Lockbox facility, complete Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance and clip it to the first page of your application. Form G-1145 can be downloaded through the link above.
$1,020, regardless of when filed. (An $85 per applicant fee for biometrics may be required - unless under 14 years of age or older than 79 years of age.)
Additional Information: HIV Testing: Starting January 4, 2010, an individual should no longer be tested for HIV infection for purposes of the immigration medical examination. 74 Fed. Reg 56547 (Nov 2, 2009). Please disregard any reference in Form I-698 and its instructions to HIV on or after January 4, 2010.
This page can be found at http://www.uscis.gov/i-698
Last Reviewed/Updated: 05/27/2015