I-698, Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of the INA)
Use this form to apply for adjustment from temporary permanent resident status to lawful permanent resident status under section 245A of the INA, 8 U.S.C. 1255a.
12/02/21. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.
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(An $85 per applicant fee for biometrics may be required unless you are under 14 years old or over 79.)
You may pay the fee with a money order, personal check, cashier’s check or pay by credit card using Form G-1450, Authorization for Credit Card Transactions. If you pay by check, you must make your check payable to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
When you send a payment, you agree to pay for a government service. Filing and biometric service fees are final and non-refundable, regardless of any action we take on your application, petition, or request, or if you withdraw your request. Use our Fee Calculator to help determine your fee.
Pay each filing fee separately. We are transitioning to electronically processing immigration benefit requests, which requires us to use multiple systems to process your package. Because of this, you must pay each filing fee separately for any form you submit. We may reject your entire package if you submit a single, combined payment for multiple forms.
Filing Tips for Form I-698, Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of the INA)
Complete all sections of the form. We will reject the form if these fields are missing:
- Part 1 – Information About You
- Family Name
- U.S. Mailing Address
- Date of Birth
- Place of Birth
Filing Tips: Go to our Tips for Filing Forms by Mail page for information on how to help ensure we will accept your application.
Don’t forget to sign your form. We will reject any unsigned form.
E-Notification: If you want to receive an e-mail and/or a text message that we received your Form I-698, complete Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance, and clip it to the first page of your application.