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The USCIS Genealogy Program processes Form G-1041, Index Search Requests, and Form G-1041AGenealogy Record Requests.

Current Average Processing Time for Form G-1041, Index Search Requests

  • 30-60 business days

Current Average Processing Time for Form G-1041A, Genealogy Record Requests

  • 0-30 business days – microfilm requests
  • 0-30 business days – hardcopy requests

Status information is updated on a monthly basis. Last updated on 11/30/2017.


Questions regarding the receipt of a particular request, urgent status inquiries, and questions about the USCIS Genealogy Program may be sent to our Case Status Request Mailbox. You can also monitor your request status through our Genealogy Request Case Status Inquiry webpage.

*Please include all the information regarding your case along with the Case ID number.

Need more info? Please read the Request Status Frequently Asked Questions.

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