I-602, Application by Refugee for Waiver of Inadmissibility Grounds
Use this form if you are a refugee who has been found inadmissible to the United States for reasons such as felony conviction or health conditions and you want to apply for a waiver of inadmissibility for humanitarian reasons, family unity, or national interest.
08/08/22. Starting Oct. 12, 2022, we will only accept the 08/08/22 edition. Until then, you can also use the 07/23/20 edition. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.
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|Contact the Resettlement Support Center that helped you prepare your Form I-590 for instructions on how to file Form I-602.|
|You are filing your Form I-602 at the same time your petitioner files Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition||Send your Form I-602 to the same USCIS office that processes your petitioner’s Form I-730. See the Where to File section on our Form I-730 page for more information.|
You reside outside the United States and a petitioner already filed Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition, on your behalf
|Send your Form I-602 to the USCIS international field office with jurisdiction over your residence.|
|You are in the United States and a petitioner has already filed Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition, on your behalf||Send your Form I-602 to the USCIS office that is currently adjudicating your petitioner’s Form I-730.|
|You are filing Form I-602 together with your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status||Mail both forms according to the instructions on our Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-485 page.|
|You are filing Form I-602 after you have filed your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status||Send your Form I-602 to the USCIS office that is currently adjudicating your Form I-485.|
Don’t forget to sign your form. We will reject any unsigned form.