Filing Addresses for Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

 
File by mail at these addresses:

Filing Type

Filing Location

Filing Form I-539 with a principal’s Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (excluding CNMI residents)

File at the USCIS service center with jurisdiction over Form I-129 as found on our Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-129 webpage.

B nonimmigrants and their dependents

USCIS Dallas Lockbox Facility

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-539
P.O. Box 660166
Dallas, TX 75266-0166

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-539
(Box 660166)
2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003
F nonimmigrants and their dependents

USCIS Dallas Lockbox Facility

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-539
P.O. Box 660166
Dallas, TX 75266-0166

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-539 (Box 660166)
2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

H-4 spouse of an H-1B nonimmigrant filing Form I-539 separately from the H-1B principal nonimmigrant or filed concurrently with Form I-765 for category (c)(26).

File with the USCIS Dallas Lockbox Facility if the receipt number of your H-1B principal spouse’s most recent Form I-797 Notice of Approval for Form I-129 begins with EAC or LIN.

File with the USCIS Phoenix Lockbox Facility if the receipt number of your H-1B principal spouse’s most recent Form I-797 Notice of Approval for Form I-129 begins with WAC or SRC.

USCIS Dallas Lockbox Facility

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: H4
P.O. Box 660921
Dallas, TX 75266-0921

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: H4 (Box 660921)
2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox Facility

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: H-4
P.O. Box 20400
Phoenix, AZ 85036-0400

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: H4 (Box 20400)
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4850

J nonimmigrants and their dependents

USCIS Dallas Lockbox Facility

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-539
P.O. Box 660166
Dallas, TX 75266-0166

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-539 (Box 660166)
2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003
M nonimmigrants and their dependents

USCIS Dallas Lockbox Facility

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-539
P.O. Box 660166
Dallas, TX 75266-0166

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-539 (Box 660166)
2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

Residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS California Service Center
Attn: CNMI I-539 [insert classification requested]
P.O. Box 10698
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607-1098

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS California Service Center
Attn: CNMI I-539 [insert classification requested]
24000 Avila Road, 2nd Floor, Room 2312
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

P-4 dependents of major league athletes or support personnel

USPS, FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS Vermont Service Center
Attn: I-539
38 River Road
Essex Junction, VT  05479-0001

Extensions of stay for T nonimmigrant status

USPS, FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS Vermont Service Center
Attn: Humanitarian Division
38 River Road
Essex Junction, VT  05479-0001

U-based nonimmigrants

You must include a copy of your Form I-797C Notice of Action, for approval of your U nonimmigrant status, and a copy of your Form I-94, Arrival-Departure Record, and a copy of all pages of your passport with a U nonimmigrant visa.

If you live in:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming 

File at: USCIS Nebraska Service Center

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: 485U VAWA
P.O. Box 87426
Lincoln NE 68501-7426

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: 485U VAWA
850 S Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-1225

If you live in:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Guam
  • Iowa
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

File at: USCIS Vermont Service Center

USPS, FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS Vermont Service Center
38 River Road
Essex Junction, VT 05479-0001

V nonimmigrants

USCIS Chicago Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: V & L
P.O. Box 7219
Chicago, IL 60680-7219

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: V & L (Box 7219)
131 South Dearborn 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

Change of status to T nonimmigrants

USPS, FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS Vermont Service Center
Attn: T/U-Visa Unit
38 River Road
Essex Junction, VT  05479-0001

Change of status to U-based nonimmigrants

 You must include a copy of your Form I-797C Notice of Action, for approval of your U nonimmigrant status, and a copy of your Form I-94, Arrival-Departure Record, and a copy of all pages of your passport with a U nonimmigrant visa.

If you live in:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

File at: USCIS Nebraska Service Center

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: 485U VAWA
P.O. Box 87426
Lincoln NE 68501-7426

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: 485U VAWA
850 S Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-1225

If you live in:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Guam
  • Iowa
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia

File at: USCIS Vermont Service Center

USPS, FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS Vermont Service Center
38 River Road
Essex Junction, VT 05479-0001

Change of status to A, G and NATO (for embassy, international organization, or NATO employment)

Mail Form I-539, and any other required forms, through your embassy, international organization, or NATO to:

U.S. Department of State
Office of Protocol
3507 International Place, NW
Suite 242
Washington, D.C. 20008

Change of status to G classification (for foreign government’s mission to the U.N. or U.N. Secretariat employment)

Mail Form I-539, and any other required forms, through the foreign government’s mission or the U.N. Secretariat to:

U.S. Mission to the United Nations
799 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017

Dependent spouse/child change of status to a NATO classification based on a principal NATO nonimmigrant

NATO/HQ SACT Legal Affairs
7857 Blandy Road
Suite 100
Norfolk, VA 23551

You or the principal NATO nonimmigrant through whom you derive your status are posted at a national component or as an exchange officer.

Your embassy for proper filing through official diplomatic channels.

Extensions of stay for A-3, G-5, or NATO-7 nonimmigrants

Your embassy, international organization, or NATO command for proper filing through official diplomatic channels.

All other Forms I-539, including:

Change of status from A, G, or NATO classifications to another nonimmigrant classification (once an endorsed Form I-566 has been received by applicant); or,

A Form I-539 filed separately from a principal’s Form I-129, with the exception of:

  1. A Form I-539 filed by an H-4 spouse of an H-1B nonimmigrant or filed concurrently with Form I-765 for category (c)(26).; or
  2. A Form I-539 filed by P-4 dependents of major league athletes or support personnel.

Please see guidance above for instructions on a Form I-539 filed separately by such H-4 spouse or P-4 dependent

USCIS Dallas Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-539
P.O. Box 660166
Dallas, TX 75266-0166

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-539 (Box 660166)
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

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