G-884, Request for the Return of Original Documents

Purpose of Form

To request the return of original documents submitted to establish eligibility for an immigration benefit.

Number of Pages

Form 3; Instructions 5.

Edition Date

09/19/16. No previous editions accepted. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the Form and Instructions.

Where to File

If your case is pending, submit your Form G-884 to the USCIS district, suboffice, or service center that is currently processing your case. If a final decision has been issued, submit the Form G-884 to the USCIS office or service center that  performed the last action on your case.

Case Status information is available at “Check your Case Status” https://egov.uscis.gov/casestatus/landing.do
USCIS Office locations are available at “Find a USCIS Office”  http://www.uscis.gov/about-us/find-uscis-office

Additional Information for Completing Your Form:

If you submit Form G-884 on paper: Be sure to sign the form at Part 3, Signature. The fillable version of Form G-884 now includes “Don’t forget to sign!” messages and an arrow pointing to the signature box as reminders for when you print the completed form for mailing. USCIS rejects any unsigned Form G-884. Having to return it to you for a signature will delay processing of your request.

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