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USCIS Office Closings

We last updated this page on August 13, 2020.

This page does not contain a list of all USCIS offices. It only lists offices that are closed or have temporarily changed hours. Please check this page on the day of your appointment for any office closures or other important information. If you have appointments at more than one office (for example, a field office and an application support center) please check both sections to ensure the offices are open.

We are not accepting walk-in visits at this time. You must have a scheduled appointment before arriving at a USCIS office. For more information or help, please see our  Contact Center page.

Offices Reopening

Certain USCIS field offices and asylum offices resumed non-emergency face-to-face services to the public on June 4. We have enacted precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in reopened facilities:

  • You may not enter a USCIS facility if you:
    • Have any symptoms of COVID-19, including cough, fever or difficulty breathing;
    • Have been in close contact with anyone known or suspected to have COVID-19 in the last 14 days; or
    • Have been individually directed to self-quarantine or self-isolate by a health care provider or public health official within the last 14 days.
  • You may not enter the facility more than 15 minutes before their appointment (30 minutes for naturalization ceremonies).
  • We will provide hand sanitizer at entry points. 
  • You must wear facial coverings that cover both the mouth and nose when entering facilities. If you do not have one, we may provide one or ask you to reschedule your appointment.
  • There will be markings and physical barriers in the facility; you should pay close attention to these signs to ensure you follow social distancing guidelines.
  • You may also have to answer health screening questions before entering a facility. 
  • We encourage you to bring your own black or blue ink pens.

Appointment notices will include more instructions for visiting USCIS facilities. For more information, see our  USCIS Visitor Policy page and  the web alert.

Field Offices

The following offices are closed or have temporarily changed hours. All times are listed in the office’s local time zone. If you also have an appointment at an application support center, check that section to ensure the office is open.

State Field Office and Status
California Los Angeles County: Closed on July 27 until further notice.

Please contact the USCIS Contact Center for help with emergency services.

U.S. Service Members

The following field support offices are now closed. Please contact the nearest field office for assistance. You can also visit uscis.gov/military for information and links to resources geared specifically to you and your family.

If you previously visited our field support office in: Then please contact the field office in:
Fort Benning, Georgia Montgomery, Alabama
Fort Jackson, South Carolina Greer, South Carolina
Fort Sill, Oklahoma Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Application Support Centers

The following offices are closed or have temporarily changed hours. All times are listed in the office’s local time zone. If you also have an appointment at a field office, check that section to ensure the office is open.

State Application Support Center (ASC) and Status
Colorado Grand Junction: Permanently closing on Aug. 28.
Kentucky Louisville: Will have a delayed opening at 9 a.m. until further notice.
Idaho

Idaho Falls: This part-time ASC will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Aug. 25 – 27
  • Sept. 22 – 24
  • Oct. 27 – 29
  • Nov. 17 – 19
  • Dec. 15 – 17
Northern Mariana Islands Saipan: Will reopen on Aug. 25.
Texas McAllen: Will reopen on Aug. 19.
U.S. Virgin Islands St. Croix: This part-time ASC will reopen to the public on Aug. 25.
Wyoming Casper: This part-time ASC will reopen to the public on Aug. 18.

Asylum Offices

The following offices are closed or have temporarily changed hours.

State Asylum Offices and Status
New Jersey Newark: Closed due to facilities issues. Beginning on Aug. 17, the Newark Asylum-Manhattan Branch will be open for interviews by appointment only. Due to current COVID restrictions, no in-person status inquiries or document deliveries will be accepted at this time.

You can find contact information for each asylum office using the Asylum Office Locator. If you have an asylum application pending with us, you can check your case status online. You will need the receipt number that we mailed you after you filed your application.

International Offices

The following offices are closed or have temporarily changed hours.

Country Office and Status
China

Beijing Field Office: Temporarily closed to the public until further notice

Guangzhou Field Office: Temporarily closed to the public until further notice

Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Field Office: Closed permanently
Germany Frankfurt Field Office: Closed permanently
Ghana Accra Field Office: Closed permanently
Greece Athens Field Office: Closed permanently
Haiti Port-au-Prince Field Office: Closed permanently
Italy

Rome Field Office: Closed permanently

Rome District Office: Closed permanently

Jordan Amman Field Office: Closed permanently
Kenya Nairobi Field Office: Temporarily closed to the public until further notice
Mexico

Ciudad Juarez Field Office: Closed permanently

Mexico City Field Office: Temporarily closed to the public until further notice

Mexico City District Office: Closed permanently

Monterrey Field Office: Closed permanently

Peru Lima Field Office: Closed permanently
Philippines Manila Field Office: Closed permanently
Russia Moscow Field Office: Closed permanently
South Africa Johannesburg Field Office: Closed permanently
South Korea Seoul Field Office: Closed permanently
Thailand

Bangkok Field Office: Closed permanently

Bangkok District Office: Closed permanently

Rescheduling Appointments at Field Offices, International Offices and Application Support Centers

The following charts provide guidance on rescheduling when your office has a schedule change.

If your office is open but inclement weather has prevented you from attending your appointment, we may consider rescheduling if you can show that you could not attend due to the weather.

Field Offices

If you Then
Are scheduled for an interview and the USCIS office it is scheduled at is closed We will automatically reschedule as soon as possible.
Scheduled an InfoPass or other appointment and the USCIS office it is scheduled at is closed You must reschedule a new appointment on your own as soon as possible.

International Offices

If you Then
Are scheduled for an interview and the USCIS office is closed We will automatically reschedule as soon as possible.
Scheduled an InfoPass or other appointment and the USCIS office is closed You must reschedule a new appointment on your own as soon as possible.

Application Support Centers (ASC)

If you Then
Have a biometrics services appointment and your ASC is closed We will automatically reschedule your appointment as soon as possible and will mail a new ASC appointment notice to you. If you do not receive an appointment notice within three weeks, contact us at 800-375-5283 (TTY: 800-767-1833). 
Need to reschedule your biometrics services appointment for good cause, including if you feel sick, before your scheduled appointment date You must follow the instructions on the biometrics appointment notice
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