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Arkansas - Ft. Smith Field Office

Field Office Director: Christina Olguin
District Director: Cindy Gomez
Southeast Region

Physical AddressMailing AddressExpress Mail

4977 Old Greenwood Rd.
Fort Smith, AR 72903

4977 Old Greenwood Rd.
Fort Smith, AR 72903

4977 Old Greenwood Rd.
Fort Smith, AR 72903

Service Area
Transportation, Directions, and Parking
Filing Information and Case Status
Visiting the Office and Attorney Procedures
Naturalization Ceremonies
Prohibited Items

Service Area

This office serves the following counties in Arkansas: Ashley, Baxter, Benton, Boone, Bradley, Calhoun, Carroll, Clark, Columbia, Crawford, Franklin, Garland, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Johnson, Lafayette, Little River, Logan, Madison, Marion, Miller, Montgomery, Nevada, Newton, Ouachita, Pike, Polk, Scott, Searcy, Sebastian, Sevier, Union and Washington.

Transportation

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

Take Interstate 540.
Get off Interstate 540 at the exit 10 for Old Greenwood Road and head south.
Take your first left into the Old Greenwood Business Park.
The office is located in the Old Greenwood Business Park.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

The Fort Smith Public Transit Department transports to the USCIS by request only.  For more information please call 479-783-6464 or TDD at 479-782-9833.

Parking & Accessibility

PARKING: Public parking is available near the office.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: This office is handicapped accessible.

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Filing Information

Follow the instructions on the form(s) that you are filing. If the instructions on the application tell you to file the form at a USCIS local office and you live within this service area, please mail your application or make an INFOPASS appointment to submit your application in person.

Case Status and Referral Follow-ups

If you want to know the status of a case that is pending at this office, you should first call customer service at 1-800-375-5283. If your case is outside of our normal processing time, as shown on the uscis.gov web site, a customer service representative will ask USCIS to research your case, and we will send you a letter with further information.

If the customer service representative instructs you to visit our office, you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment, on our website, to visit this office in person.

Remember to bring the following items noted below, to the office for your appointment:

  • Any notices we have sent to you
  • A valid photo identity document, such as a driver license, passport, employment authorization document, etc.
  • A copy of the application or petition that you filed
  • Proof of paying the fee such as a copy of a cancelled check (front and back) or money order that has been traced for payment, or a handwritten receipt from an Immigration Services Officer.

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Visiting the Office

In order to visit this office or to speak with an Immigration Services Officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS, or you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment on the USCIS website.

Attorney or Representative Procedures

If you are an attorney seeking information at this office, you must make an INFOPASS appointment to visit this office.

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Naturalization Ceremonies

The Fort Smith Field Office has both Judicial and Administrative Ceremonies approximately once per month.  The Fort Smith Field Office does not have same-day ceremonies.

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Prohibited Items

Rules and regulations governing public buildings and grounds can be found at Title 41, Code of Federal Regulations, Subpart 101-20.3 and Title 18, United States Code, Section 930.  Additionally, this office prohibits:

  • Scissors, Razors, and Other Sharp Objects
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Recording Devices
  • Cameras
  • Food or Beverages

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 03/14/2012