Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition

For applicants filing with CBP:

Please file this benefit request at a designated CBP land border port-of-entry or a CBP preclearance office listed on or mail to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Admissibility Review Office at the address specified on

For applicants filing with USCIS:

NOTE: If you are filing form I-824 with another USCIS form, mail your applications according to the filing instructions of the other form.

If your original application or petition was approved by: Then file your application at:

A local USCIS office;

Your form I-797C Notice of Action receipt number may begin with “MSC”, or your Form I-797C Notice of Action does not contain a 3-letter code before the receipt number

USCIS Chicago Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

Attn: AOS
P.O. Box 805887
Chicago, IL 60680

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

Attn: AOS (Box 805887)
131 South Dearborn, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

A USCIS Service Center;

Your Form I-797C, Notice of Action receipt number will begin with either “EAC”, "LIN" “SRC”, "WAC", or “YSC.”

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 21281
Phoenix, AZ 85036-1281

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

Attn: NFB (Box 21281)
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4850

E-Notification: If you want to receive an e-mail and/or a text message that your Form I-824 has been accepted at a USCIS Lockbox facility, complete Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance and clip it to the first page of your application.

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