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

If you are filing because:

Then file your Form I-485 at:

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

  1. 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
  2. Beneficiary of an approved Form I-130 filed by a qualifying relative
  3. 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
  4. 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)
  5. 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 (2) years, a Special Immigrant Juvenile, or a Special Immigrant Armed Forces member
  6. Applicant, including the spouse or child of a qualifying Cuban principal applicant, who is eligible under the Cuban Adjustment Act of November 2, 1966 (Mark the first box labeled “The Cuban Adjustment Act” under 1.f. Special Programs Based on Certain Public Applicant, includiLaws in Part 2 of Form I-485. Do not mark the second box labeled “The Cuban Adjustment Act for battered spouses andchildren” unless you are an abused spouse or abused child.)
  7. Registry applicant filing Form I-485 based on continuous residence in the U.S. since before January 1, 1972
  8. Diversity lottery winner eligible to file Form I-485
  9. Public interest parolee from certain former Soviet and Southeast Asian countries filing Form I-485 under Public Law 101-167 (the “Lautenberg Amendment”)
  10. Registry applicant filing Form I-485 based on birth in the U.S. to a foreign diplomat officer
  11. Former diplomat filing Form I-485 under Section 13 of the Immigration Act of 1957
  12. Applicant who is a beneficiary of a private bill

USCIS Chicago Lockbox

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
PO Box 805887
Chicago, IL 60680-4120

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: FBAS
131 South Dearborn - 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

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

You are filing because you are:

  1. The beneficiary of an approved Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant, based on the eligibility category “Battered Spouse/Children,” and you are filing for adjustment of status.
  2. A T or U-based nonimmigrant. You must include a copy of your Form I-797C Notice of Action, for approval of your T or U nonimmigrant status, and a copy of your Form I-94, Arrival-Departure Record, and a copy of all pages of your passport with a T or U nonimmigrant visa.
  3. Abused spouse or abused child of a qualifying Cuban Adjustment Act of November 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
75 Lower Welden Street
St. Albans, VT 05479-0001

You are filing based on:

  1. 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 showing that your Form I-360 was accepted or approved.
  2. 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;
    • International broadcasters

    You must include a copy of the Form I-797C, Notice of Approval, showing that your Form I-360 was approved.
  3. Asylum status
  4. Refugee status
  5. Status under HRIFA as a dependent
  6. A pending or approved Form I-140

    You must include a copy of the Form I-797 showing that your Form I-140 was accepted or approved.
  7. An approved Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. (Note: You cannot file Forms I-526 and I-485 concurrently. You must include a copy of the Form I-797C, Notice of Approval showing that your Form I-526 was approved.)

If you live in: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Guam or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, file at:

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
PO Box 21281
Phoenix, AZ 85036

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB AOS
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034

If you live in: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, or West Virginia, file at:

USCIS Dallas Lockbox

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
PO Box 660867
Dallas, TX 75266

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB AOS
2501 S. State Hwy, 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

You are filing with Form I-140

USCIS Dallas Lockbox

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
PO Box 660867
Dallas, TX 75266

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB AOS
2501 S. State Hwy, 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

You are filing with Form I-140 and requesting premium processing for Form I-140

Send 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

You are filing as an Afghan or Iraqi translator.

If you are filing Form I-485 based on an approved Form I-360 for Afghan or Iraqi translators, you must include a copy of the Form I-797C, Notice of Action, showing that your Form I-360 was approved.

(Note: You may not concurrently file Forms I-360 and Form I-485 for this classification.)

USCIS
Nebraska Service Center
PO Box 87485
Lincoln, NE 68501-7485

You are currently in exclusion, deportation, or removal proceedings

The Immigration Court, and send a complete copy of the application to the appropriate Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Chief Counsel. You must also send a copy of the application and filing fees to USCIS at the following address:

USCIS Texas Service Center
P.O. Box 852463
Mesquite, Texas 75185-2463

More information can be found in the Pre-Order Instructions (PDF, 41 KB).

E-Notification:  If you want to receive an e-mail and/or a text message that your Form I-485 has been accepted at a USCIS Lockbox facility, complete Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance and clip it to the first page of your application.

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