Guidelines

How do I check my green card application status?

How do I check my green card application status?

Call the USCIS Contact Center: 1-800-375-5283. If you’re deaf or hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, call TTY 1-800-767-1833. Information you’ll need: Your USCIS Receipt Number.

How I can check my immigration status online?

To get basic information about the status of your immigration application online, go to the USCIS Case Status Online page and enter your receipt number. It’s a good idea to also sign up for case updates from USCIS by creating an account (on the same page).

What is the wait time for green card?

You will find out when your priority date appears in the State Department’s visa bulletin. After that, you can apply for a green card from within the United States or at a U.S. consulate abroad. It generally takes about two years for a green card to become available, and the whole process can take three years.

Can I check my green card status with alien number?

An alien number cannot be used to check on your immigration status.

How can I check my green card status without receipt number?

To check your USCIS case status by phone, call 1-800-375-5283. You may inquire about your case status without a receipt number. Be warned, however, that wait times will depend on the volume of other callers inquiring about their case status. Wait time may be up to two hours or more.

Why is I-485 taking so long?

Allow travel/​work authorization based on I‑485 receipt to free up resources for final green card adjudications. The main issue that USCIS has publicly identified as a cause of the lengthy delays in processing is the lack of manpower.

How long does it take for I-485 to get approved?

8 to 14 months
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET A GREEN CARD? After filing Form I-485, Application to Adjust Status, and related forms, your I-485 processing time can take anywhere from 8 to 14 months. The basis of your adjustment of status (e.g. family, employment, asylum, etc.) will be a significant factor.

How can I speed up my green card process?

You can generally request expedited processing by calling the USCIS Contact Center at 800-375-5283 (TTY 800-767-1833) or by asking Emma after you have obtained a receipt notice.

How can I get a green card fast?

There are several quick ways to achieve that goal.

  1. Marriage to U.S. Citizen. This is the fastest way to immigrate.
  2. Immigration through family reunification.
  3. Political Asylum in the USA.
  4. Immigration of extraordinary ability people.
  5. Investment immigration.

How can I get my green card faster?

How can I check the status of my green card?

In addition to receiving automatic updates, you can visit your account dashboard any time to view your entire application history and current green card status. Complete Form DS-261 online to designate an “agent” who will receive automatic updates (both via postal mail and email) and may inquire about your application with the NVC.

How to apply for a green card?

Apply for a Green Card 1 Find out if you’re eligible. 2 If you are eligible, file Form I-485 – Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status with USCIS, including all supporting documents and fees. 3 USCIS will review your application and schedule an interview with you. 4 Once issued, your Green Card will be valid for 10 years.

Who do I contact if I need to renew my green card?

If you have questions about applying for, renewing, or replacing a Green Card, contact U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

What happens to my green card application if I move?

If you move to a new address, be sure to update the government within 10 days so you don’t miss any important updates about your green card application.