Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion

Do not submit Form I-290B directly to the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO). Instead, file all appeals and motions according to this chart.

My appeal or motion is about a:

Adjustment of status application

If you are filing an appeal or motion about a…

Send your form to…

Decision made by the National Benefits Center on a:

  • Family-based Form I-485, or
  • Section 13-based Form I-485

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 S. Dearborn, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

Decision made by a USCIS domestic or international field office on Form I-485

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 S. Dearborn, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

Decision made by a USCIS service center on a Form I-485 (unless the Form I-485 was based on an approved VAWA self-petition, T nonimmigrant status).

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-290B
P.O. Box 21100
Phoenix, AZ 85036-1100

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-290B (Box 21100)
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4850

Decision made by a USCIS service center on a Form I-485 based on U nonimmigrant status.

The service center location provided in the decision notice

Adoption application or petition

If you are filing an appeal or motion about a…

Send your form to…

Decision made by the National Benefits Center about:

  • Form I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative;
  • Form I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of an Orphan Petition;
  • Form I-800, Petition to Classify Convention Adoptee as an Immediate Relative; or
  • Form I-800A, Application for Determination of Suitability to Adopt a Child from a Convention Country

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-290B
P.O. Box 21100
Phoenix, AZ 85036-1100

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-290B (Box 21100)
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4850

Decision made by a USCIS international field office about:

  • Form I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative;

OR

  • Form I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of an Orphan Petition

USCIS international field office that made the decision on your case. You can find the name and address of the international field office on the decision notice you received from USCIS. 

Immigrant investor application

If you are filing an appeal or motion about…

Send your form to…

  • Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur;
  • Form I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions; or
  • Form I-924, Application for Regional Center Under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program

USCIS Dallas Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-290B
P.O. Box 660168
Dallas, TX 75266-0168

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-290B (Box 660168)
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) petition and/or related application

If you are filing an appeal or motion for a…

Send your form to…

  • Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant;
  • Form I-485, Application for Adjustment of Status; or
  • Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant, or Form I-485, Application for Adjustment of Status of a Saravia v. Barr class member

Do not include a copy of your original filed Form I-360 or Form I-485 when you file Form I-290B.

USCIS Chicago Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS*
Attn: I-290B
P.O. Box 5510
Chicago, IL 60680-5510

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS*
Attn: I-290B (Box 5510)
131 S. Dearborn, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

*For Saravia v. Barr cases, please include “Attn: Saravia Class Member FEE EXEMPT” above the street address.

For Saravia class members, if you want us to also reopen a previously denied Form I-485 and, if applicable, a related Form I-765, please include those form types in Part 2, Question 2 on your Form I-290B.

Naturalization or citizenship application

If you are filing an appeal or motion about a…

Send your form to…

Form N-470, Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes

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 S. Dearborn, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

Form N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document

USCIS service center that made the decision on your case. You can find the name of the service center on the decision notice you received from USCIS.

  • Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship

OR

  • Form N-600K, Application for Citizenship/Issuance of Certificate

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 S. Dearborn, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

Decision made by a USCIS field office on a naturalization/citizenship application not listed above

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 S. Dearborn, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

Decision made by a USCIS service center on a naturalization/citizenship application not listed above

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
I-290B
P.O. Box 21100
Phoenix, AZ 85036-1100

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-290B (Box 21100)
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4850

Refugee or asylee relative petition

If you are filing an appeal or motion about a…

Send your form to…

Decision made by a USCIS service center on a Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-290B
P.O. Box 21100
Phoenix, AZ 85036-1100

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-290B (Box 21100)
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4850

Decision made by the International Adjudications Support Branch or a USCIS international field office on a Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition

USCIS Dallas Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-290B Manual Process
P.O. Box 660119
Dallas, TX 75266-0119

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-290B Manual Process (Box 660119)
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

VAWA, T, or U visa-related application or petition

If you are filing an appeal or motion about a…

Send your form to…

Decision made by a USCIS service center about a:

  • Form I-360, VAWA self-petition;
  • Form I-914, Application for T Nonimmigrant Status, or a related application, such as an appeal or motion to reopen/reconsider.

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

Decision made by the Vermont Service Center about a:

  • Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, or a related application, such as an appeal or motion to reopen/reconsider.

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

Decision made by the Nebraska Service Center about a:

  • Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, or a related application, such as an appeal or motion to reopen/reconsider.

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS Nebraska Service Center
Attn: I-290B
P.O. Box 87918
Lincoln, NE 68501-7918

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS Nebraska Service Center
Attn: I-290B
850 S Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-1225

Decision made by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

If you are filing an appeal or motion about a…

Send your form to…

Notice of bond breach from ICE

USCIS Chicago Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: Bond Appeals
P.O. Box 4733
Chicago, IL 60680-4733

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: Bond Appeals (Box 4733)
131 S. Dearborn, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

Decision made by the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO)

If you are filing an appeal or motion about a…

Send your form to…

Decision made by the AAO

The USCIS office that made the original unfavorable decision on your case. Use the information in sections above to determine which address to send your Form I-290B to.

Example: The USCIS Miami Field Office denied your Form I-601. You filed an appeal with the AAO, but AAO dismisses the appeal. You want to file a motion asking that AAO reconsider its dismissal. You should file your motion with the Chicago Lockbox because the Miami Field Office issued the original denial on your case.

Decision made by USCIS on any other kind of application

If you are filing an appeal or motion about a…

Send your form to…

Decision made by a USCIS domestic or international field office on a form not listed in any section of the chart above

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 S. Dearborn, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

Decision made by a USCIS service center on a form not listed in any section of the chart above

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-290B
P.O. Box 21100
Phoenix, AZ 85036-1100

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-290B (Box 21100)
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4850

Humanitarian Parole

If you are filing a motion to reopen and/or reconsider about a…

Send your form to…

Decision made by the Humanitarian Affairs Branch

USCIS Dallas Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-290B Manual Process
P.O. Box 660119
Dallas, TX 75266-0119

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-290B Manual Process (Box 660119)
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

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