I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur

Purpose of Form

For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States.

Number of Pages

Form 3; Instructions 4.

Edition Date

09/24/13. No previous editions accepted.

Where to File

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

For U.S. Postal Service:

P.O. Box 660168
Dallas, TX 75266

For Express mail or courier deliveries:

Attn: I-526
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

Important filing tips, as well as additional information on fees and customer service, are listed on our Lockbox Filing Tips webpage.

E-Notification:  If you want to receive an e-mail 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.  Form G-1145 can be downloaded through the link above.

Additional Information for Completing Your Form:

If you submit Form I-526 on paper: Be sure to sign the form at Part 7, Signature. The fillable version of Form I-526 now includes “Don’t forget to sign!” messages and an arrow pointing to the signature box as reminders for when you print the completed form for mailing. USCIS rejects any unsigned Form I-526. Having to return it to you for a signature will delay processing of your petition.

Filing Fee


Special Instructions

This page can be found at https://www.uscis.gov/i-526

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