I-956, Application for Regional Center Designation
Use Form I-956 to request U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) designation as a regional center under Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) section 203(b)(5)(E), or to request an amendment to an approved regional center designated under INA 203(b)(5)(E).
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05/13/22. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.
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U.S. Postal Service (USPS):
P.O. Box 660168
Dallas, TX 75266-0168
FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:
Attn: I-956 (Box 660168)
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003
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Don’t forget to sign your form. We will reject any unsigned form.
You may pay the fee with a money order, personal check, or cashier’s check. When filing at a USCIS lockbox, you may also 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.
We will reject your Form I-956 if you submit the incorrect fee.
Each person involved with the regional center must complete and submit Form I-956H, Bona Fides of Persons Involved with Regional Center Program. Each Supplement Form I-956H must be attached to the Form I-956 and accompanied by a separate $85 biometric services fee for each form.