G-1041, Genealogy Index Search Request

Purpose of Form

Use G-1041 to request a search of USCIS historical indices. To obtain copies of USCIS historical records, use Form G-1041A, Genealogy Records Request. Requests for searches of USCIS historical indices are used to determine whether any USCIS records exist on the subject and, if such records exist, to capture the file number and/or other identifier of each record.

Number of Pages

Form 3; instructions 5.

Edition Date

12/23/16. No previous editions accepted. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

Where to File

Mail completed forms with payment to:

USCIS Genealogy Program
P.O. Box 805925
Chicago, IL 60680-4120

Filing Fee

$65. You may pay the fee with a money order, personal check, cashier’s check or credit card using Form G-1450, Authorization for Credit Card Transactions. If you pay by check, you must make your check payable to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If you are submitting this form from outside the United States, you may pay the fee with an international bank money order or foreign draft drawn in U.S. dollars and payable through a U.S. bank. Make all payments in U.S. currency to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Special Instructions


This page can be found at: https://www.uscis.gov/g-1041

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