I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur
- Form I-526 (PDF, 671 KB)
- Instructions for Form I-526 (PDF, 245 KB)
- Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance (PDF, 238 KB)
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.
05/30/17. 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):
P.O. Box 660168
Dallas, TX 75266
For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business
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.
$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.
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.