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I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition

Purpose of Form

To request further action on a previously approved application or petition.

Number of Pages

Form 7; Instructions 9.

Edition Date

10/21/15. No previous editions accepted. (The edition date appears at the bottom of each page of the form and instructions.)

Where to File

For applicants filing with USCIS:

  • File this form with the correct USCIS Lockbox facility. Find filing addresses. Exception: If you are filing Form I-824 with another USCIS form, mail your Form I-824 according to the filing instructions of the other form.
  • Read important filing tips, as well as additional information on fees and customer service, at Lockbox Filing Tips.
  • Note: USCIS will not process Form I-824 if your petition or application is still pending or has been denied.
  • This form cannot be used to verify the status of a pending petition or application.
  • E-Notification: If you want to receive an e-mail and/or text message that a USCIS Lockbox facility has accepted your Form I-824, complete Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance and attach it to the first page of your application.

For applicants filing with CBP:

  • File this form at a designated CBP land border port of entry or a CBP preclearance office listed at www.cbp.gov or mail to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Admissibility Review Office, at the address specified on that website.

Filing Fee

$405

Special Instructions

Be sure to enter your receipt number on Form I-824, in Part 3, Other Information, Item Number 1.b.

This page can be found at http://www.uscis.gov/i-824

Last Reviewed/Updated: 02/08/2016