I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur

Purpose of Form

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. Starting 8/28/2017, we will only accept the 05/30/17 edition. Until then, you can use the 04/10/17 edition. 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:

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

P.O. Box 660168
Dallas, TX 75266

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

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. The form will be rejected 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


Special Instructions

Read important filing tips and additional information on fees and customer service on our Lockbox filing tips webpage.

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.

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

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