I-687, Application for Status as a Temporary Resident Under Section 245A of the Immigration and Nationality Act

Purpose of Form

For use during the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Section 245A legalization program of the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, which ended in 1988. The form is now used to apply to USCIS for benefits under the terms and conditions of certain settlement agreements.

Number of Pages

Form 9; Instructions 4; Worksheet 3.

Edition Date

03/30/2015. Previous editions accepted.

Where to File

Currently there is no filing period open for the submission of this Form.  Applications may be accepted under certain special circumstances, and those applicants will be provided an address by USCIS when appropriate.

Additional Information for Completing Your Form:

If you submit Form I-687 on paper: Be sure to sign the form at Signature. The fillable version of Form I-687 now includes “Don’t forget to sign!” messages and an arrow pointing to the signature box as reminders for when you print the completed form for mailing. USCIS rejects any unsigned Form I-687. Having to return it to you for a signature will delay processing of your application.

Filing Fee

$1,130. (An $85 fee per applicant over 14 years of age for biometrics services may be required. See form instructions.)

Special Instructions

This page can be found at https://www.uscis.gov/i-687

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