I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur

Use this form if you are an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States.

Number of Pages

Form 13; instructions 13.

Edition Date

04/15/19. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

Where to File

File your completed Form I-526 at the USCIS Dallas Lockbox facility. Please read our Lockbox Filing Tips before submitting your form.

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):
USCIS
P.O. Box 660168
Dallas, TX 75266

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:
USCIS
Attn: I-526
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

Filing Tips for Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur

Complete all sections of the form. We will reject the form if these fields are missing:

  • Part 1. Information About You
    • Family Name
    • Mailing Address

Don’t forget to sign your form! We will reject and return any unsigned form.

Filing Fee

$3,675. You may pay the fee with a money order, personal check, or cashier’s check.  When filing at a USCIS Lockbox facility, you may also pay by 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. Please note that service centers are not able to process credit card payments.

When you send a payment, you agree to pay for a government service. Filing and biometric service fees are final and non-refundable, regardless of any action we take on your application, petition, or request, or if you withdraw your request. Use our Fee Calculator to help determine your fee.

Special Instructions

E-Notification: If you want to receive an email and/or a text message that we have accepted your Form I-526 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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