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Filing Addresses for Form I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition

The “Where to File” guidance in the Form I-600A and Form I-600 instructions refers the public to this website for filing location guidance. Please use these instructions:

If you are a prospective adoptive parent: Then file with the:
  • The USCIS National Benefits Center will adjudicate your Form I-600A.
  • You may not file Form I-600A with the U.S. Department of State. 
  • If you reside outside the United States and will return to reside in the United States after obtaining an adoption or guardianship, include your  proposed U.S. residence (if known).
Dallas Lockbox Facility:

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

P.O. Box 660088
Dallas, TX 75266

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

ATTN: Adoption
2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business,
Suite 400,
Lewisville, TX 75067

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