Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status

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Applications and petitions that are not mailed to the appropriate filing location may experience processing delays. 

If you are filing: And you live in: Then file your Form I-485 at:

Because you are applying for adjustment of status under one of the following eligibility categories:

  • A spouse, parent, unmarried son/daughter under age 21 of a U.S. citizen with either an approved Form I-130 or you are filing Form I-485 together with Form I-130;
  • A beneficiary of an approved Form I-130 filed by a qualifying relative;
  • A spouse or child of an immigrant who has applied for adjustment of status or has been granted lawful permanent residence through a family sponsored visa category that allows derivative status for spouses and children;
  • A K-1 fiancé(e) (and K-2 dependents) whose Form I-485 is based on an approved Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé(e);
  • A beneficiary of an accepted, approved or concurrently filed Form I-360, Petitioner for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant, classified as an Amerasian, a widow(er) of a U.S. citizen who died within the past two years, a Special Immigrant Juvenile, or a Special Immigrant armed forces member;
  • An applicant, including the spouse or child of a qualifying Cuban principal applicant, who is eligible under the Cuban Adjustment Act of Nov. 2, 1966. (Mark the first box labeled “The Cuban Adjustment Act” under 1.f. Special Programs Based on Certain Public Laws in Part 2 of Form I-485. Do not mark the second box labeled “The Cuban Adjustment Act for battered spouses and children” unless you are an abused spouse or abused child.);
  • A registry applicant filing Form I-485 based on continuous residence in the U.S. since before Jan. 1, 1972;
  • A diversity lottery winner eligible to file Form I-485;
  • A public interest parolee from certain former Soviet and Southeast Asian countries filing Form I-485 under Public Law 101-167 (the “Lautenberg Amendment”);
  • A registry applicant filing Form I-485 based on birth in the U.S. to a foreign diplomat officer;
  • A former diplomat filing Form I-485 under Section 13 of the Immigration Act of 1957; or
  • An applicant who is a beneficiary of a private bill
  • Alaska
  • California
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Texas
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

USCIS Chicago Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: AOS
P.O. Box 805887
Chicago, IL 60680

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: AOS (Box 805887)
131 South Dearborn - 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

When applicable, you must include a copy of the Form I-797 Notice showing that we accepted or approved your Form I-130 or Form I-360

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Idaho
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Wyoming

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: AOS
P.O. Box 20500
Phoenix, AZ 85036-0500

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: AOS (Box 20500)
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4850

When applicable, you must include a copy of the Form I-797 Notice showing that we accepted or approved your Form I-130 or Form I-360

As a U nonimmigrant, you must include a copy of:

  • Your Form I-797C, Notice of Action, approving your U nonimmigrant status;
  • Your Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record; and
  • All pages of your passport with a U nonimmigrant visa.
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Kansas
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Texas
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

USCIS Nebraska Service Center

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
P.O. Box 87426
Lincoln, NE 68501-7526

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: 485U VAWA
850 S St.
Lincoln, NE 68508-1225

**U Nonimmigrants filing at Nebraska Service Center** If you are a U nonimmigrant filing Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, with the Nebraska Service Center, you may pay your filing fee and biometric services fee, if applicable, with a credit card.

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Guam
  • Iowa
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

USCIS Vermont Service Center

USCIS
Vermont Service Center
Attn: 485U VAWA
38 River Road
Essex Junction, VT 05479-0001

As:

  • The beneficiary of an approved Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant, based on the Battered Spouse/Children eligibility category and you are filing for adjustment of status;
  • A T-based nonimmigrant. You must include a copy of your Form I-797C, Notice of Action, showing we approved your T nonimmigrant status, a copy of your Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record, and a copy of all pages of your passport with a T nonimmigrant visa; or
  • An abused spouse or abused child of a qualifying Cuban Adjustment Act of Nov. 2, 1966 (CAA), Section 1 (Mark the second box labeled “The Cuban Adjustment Act for battered spouses and children” under 1.f. Special Programs Based on Certain Public Laws in Part 2 of Form I-485. If you are not an abused spouse or abused child but are eligible under the CAA as a spouse or child, mark the first box labeled “The Cuban Adjustment Act.”)

 

USCIS Vermont Service Center

USCIS
Vermont Service Center
Attn: CRU
38 River Road
Essex Junction, VT 05479-0001

Based on:

  • A pending or approved Form I-360 for an international organization employee or family member. You must include a copy of the Form I-797, Notice of Action, showing we accepted or approved your Form I-360;
  • An approved Form I-360 for a:
    • Special immigrant religious worker
    • Panama Canal Company employment
    • U.S. Government in Canal Zone employment;
    • Special immigrant physician; or
    • International broadcasters

You must include a copy of the Form I-797C, Notice of Approval, showing we approved your Form I-360;

  • Asylum status;
  • Refugee status;
  • Status under HRIFA as a dependent;
  • A pending or approved Form I-140. You must include a copy of the Form I-797, Notice of Action, showing  we accepted or approved your Form I-140;
  • An approved Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. (You cannot file Forms I-526 and I-485 concurrently. You must include a copy of the Form I-797C, Notice of Approval, showing we approved your Form I-526.); or
  • Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Puerto Rico
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Virginia

USCIS Dallas Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 660867
Dallas, TX 75266-0867

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 660867)
2501 S. State Hwy, 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Maine
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia

USCIS Chicago Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 805371
Chicago, IL 60680-5371

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 805371)
131 South Dearborn - 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 21281
Phoenix, AZ 85036-1281

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 21281)
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4850

With Form I-140

 

USCIS Dallas Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 660867
Dallas, TX 75266-0867

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 660867)
2501 S. State Hwy, 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

With Form I-140 and requesting premium processing for Form I-140

 

Send your Form I-485, Form I-140, and Form I-907 together to the address listed in the Form I-907 filing instructions.

Do NOT file Form I-907 at a USCIS Lockbox facility.

Based on an approved Form I-360 for Afghan nationals who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. government or the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan or for Afghan nationals who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. government as a translator, you must include a copy of the Form I-797C, Notice of Action, showing we approved your Form I-360. (You cannot file Forms I-360 and Form I-485 at the same time for this classification.)

 

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS), FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: AFGHAN-NFB (Box 21281)
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4850

Based on an approved Form I-360 for Iraqi nationals who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. government in Iraq or for Iraqi nationals who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. government as a translator, you must include a copy of the Form I-797C, Notice of Action, showing we approved your Form I-360. (You cannot file Forms I-360 and Form I-485 at the same time for this classification.)

 

USCIS Nebraska Service Center

USCIS
Nebraska Service Center
P.O. Box 87485
Lincoln, NE 68501-7485

You are currently in exclusion, deportation, or removal proceedings

 

Send your application to the immigration court, and send a complete copy of the application to the appropriate U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Chief Counsel. You must also send a complete copy of the application and filing fees to USCIS at the following address:

USCIS TSC
Attn: EOIR
6046 N Belt Line Rd.
Suite 485
Irving, TX 75038-0017

For more information, read the Pre-Order Instructions (PDF, 178.54 KB).

NOTE: This does not apply to applicants in exclusion, deportation, or removal proceedings who are filing for adjustment of status based on T nonimmigrant status or U nonimmigrant status. USCIS has exclusive jurisdiction over these adjustment of status applications. Please see instructions above to determine the USCIS filing locations for these adjustment of status applications.

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