I-854, Inter-Agency Alien Witness and Informant Record

Purpose of Form

Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) use Form I-854A to request a foreign national witness and/or informant receive classification as an S nonimmigrant.

LEAs use Form I-854B to request a foreign national in S nonimmigrant status be permitted to apply for adjustment of status to adjust to lawful permanent resident (LPR) status under section 245(j) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

Number of Pages

Form A 8; Form B 4; Instructions 6.

Edition Date

07/13/17. Starting 10/13/2017, we will only accept the 07/13/17 edition. Until then, you can use the 03/13/15 edition. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

Where to File

U.S. Department of Justice
Criminal Division
Office of Enforcement Operations
Policy and Statutory Enforcement Unit
John C. Keeney Bldg., 10th Floor
10th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

Filing Fee


Special Instructions

This form should not be completed by the general public. It is for use by law enforcement agencies only.

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