I-817, Application for Family Unity Benefits
Purpose of Form
For requesting initial benefits under the Family Unity Program, or to request an extension of such benefits.
Number of Pages
Form 10; Instructions 12.
06/26/13. A new edition of this form is coming soon. In the meantime, customers may file using the 06/26/13 edition. No previous editions accepted.
Where to File
Please read the filing instructions carefully. See the "Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-817, Application for Family Unity" link here.
If you are filing at a lockbox, 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-817 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.
$435. (An $85 per person fee for biometric services is required if you are 14 years of age or older.)
This page can be found at http://www.uscis.gov/i-817
Last Reviewed/Updated: 06/30/2015