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.

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

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
PO Box 660921
Dallas, TX 75266

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: H4
2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox Facility

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
P.O. Box 20400
Phoenix, AZ 85036

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: H4
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034

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

For 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

Express mail and courier 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, express mail and courier deliveries:

USCIS Vermont Service Center
Attn: I-539
75 Lower Welden Street
St. Albans, VT 05479

Extensions of stay for T nonimmigrant status

USPS, express mail and courier deliveries:

USCIS Vermont Service Center
Attn: Humanitarian Division
75 Lower Welden Street
St. Albans, VT 05479

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, or Wyoming file at:

USCIS Nebraska Service Center

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
PO Box 87526
Lincoln NE 68501-7526

For 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, or Wisconsin, file at:

USCIS Vermont Service Center

USCIS
Vermont Service Center
75 Lower Welden Street
St. Albans, VT 05479-0001

V nonimmigrants

USCIS Chicago Lockbox

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
P.O. Box 7219
Chicago, IL 60680-7219


For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: VKL
131 South Dearborn 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

Change of status to T nonimmigrants

USPS and courier deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: T/U-Visa Unit
75 Lower Weldon Street
St. Albans, 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, or Wyoming file at:

USCIS Nebraska Service Center

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
PO Box 87526
Lincoln NE 68501-7526

For 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, or West Virginia, file at:

USCIS Vermont Service Center

USCIS
Vermont Service Center
75 Lower Welden Street
St. Albans, 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

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
P.O. Box 660166
Dallas, TX 75266


For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
ATTN: I-539
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

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