For requesting initial benefits under the Family Unity Program, or to request an extension of such benefits.
Number of Pages :
Form 6; Instructions 10.
Edition Date :
02/28/12; (11/23/10; 04/21/10; 01/06/10; 02/03/09; 05/27/08 editions also accepted)
A new edition of this form is coming soon. In the meantime, customers may file using the 02/28/12 edition available here, or other previous editions listed above.
Where to File :
Please read the filing instructions carefully. See the "Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-817, Application for Family Unity" link under "Related Links” on the upper right of this page for more information on where to file.
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. Form G-1145 can be downloaded through the link above.
Filing Fee :
$435. (An $85 per person fee for biometric services is required if you are 14 years of age or older.)