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

05/30/17. A new edition of this form is coming soon. In the meantime, you may file using the 05/30/17 edition. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

Where to File

Tips to ensure your forms are processed smoothly are available on our Lockbox Filing Tips webpage.

File your completed Form I-526 at the USCIS Dallas Lockbox facility:

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.

Special Instructions

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