I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur
What This Form Can Help You Do
04/15/19. E. We will also accept the 04/15/19 and 11/21/19 editions. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.
Dates are listed in mm/dd/yy format.
Please check our Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur, page for information on where to mail your application. Applications that are not submitted to the correct address may experience processing delays.
Filing Tips for Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Investor
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
Go to our Form Filing Tips page for information on how to help ensure we will accept your form.
Don’t forget to sign your form. We will reject and return any unsigned form.
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.
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.
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.