11/23/10; (04/16/09; 09/10/09; 02/25/08 editions also accepted)
Where to File :
USCIS P.O. Box 660087 Dallas, TX 75266
Express Mail and Courier Service deliveries:
USCIS ATTN: Hague 2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business, Suite 400, Lewisville, TX 75067
E-Notification: If you want to receive an e-mail and/or text message that your Form I-800A 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 :
$720. (An $85 fee for biometrics is required for the applicant - and spouse, if any. Additionally, an $85 fee for biometrics is required for each person 18 years of age or older who is living with the applicant. See form instructions for additional details.)
Special Instructions :
The Hague Processing Tip Sheet, M-738, provides prospective adoptive parents and adoption service providers with helpful tips for preparing the home studies for Hague Convention adoptions.
Do not send Change of Address Requests to a USCIS Lockbox facility.
Notes on fees:
An $85 fee for biometrics is required for the applicant (and spouse, if any).
Additionally, an $85 fee for biometrics is required for each person 18 years of age or older who is living with the applicant.
Form I-800A, Supplement 1 (Listing of Adult Member of the Household) must also be provided for each adult member of the household, excluding the applicant and applicant's spouse.
$360 for Form I-800A, Supplement 3 (Request for Action on Approved Form I-800A), if applicable.