Form I-130 Filing Address

Form I-130 Filing Address

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Last updated: April 4, 2024.

  • Form I-130 can be filed online (recommended)
  • If you want to submit Form I-130 by mail, the filing address depends on:
    • State where the petitioner resides
    • Whether Form I-130 will be filed together with Form I-485 (“concurrent” filing)
  • Petitioner is the U.S. citizen or permanent resident sponsoring a foreign citizen relative for permanent residence
  • Beneficiary is the foreign relative being sponsored for permanent residence
  • USCIS may update filing addresses, so it’s essential to use the latest information available at the time of your filing

Note: If Form I-130 is being filed to sponsor a spouse, Form I-130A must be submitted with Form I-130

If petitioner resides in:

Filing Address

You are only filing Form I-130, and you live in:

Alaska
American Samoa
Arizona
California
Colorado
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Florida
Guam
Hawaii
Idaho
Kansas
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Mexico
North Dakota
Oklahoma
Oregon
Puerto Rico
South Dakota
Texas
Utah
U.S. Virgin Islands
Washington
Wyoming

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS) deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-130
P.O. Box 21700
Phoenix, AZ 85036-1700

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-130 (Box 21700)
2108 E. Elliot Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85284-1806

You are only filing Form I-130, and you live in:

Alabama
Arkansas
Armed Forces Americas
Armed Forces Europe
Armed Forces Pacific
Connecticut
Delaware
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Marshall Islands
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Micronesia
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Palau
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Vermont
Virginia
Washington, D.C.
West Virginia
Wisconsin

USCIS Elgin Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS): 

USCIS
Attn: I-130
P.O. Box 4053
Carol Stream, IL  60197-4053

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries: 

USCIS
Attn: I-130 (Box 4053)
2500 Westfield Drive
Elgin, IL 60124-7836

You are only filing Form I-130, and you live outside the United States*  

USCIS Elgin Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS): 

USCIS
Attn: I-130
P.O. Box 4053
Carol Stream, IL  60197-4053

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries: 

USCIS
Attn: I-130 (Box 4053)
2500 Westfield Drive
Elgin, IL 60124-7836

You are filing Form I-130 with Form I-485 and you live in:

Any state

Go to USCIS Lockbox Filing Locations Chart for Certain Family-Based Forms page for the filing address based on where the petitioner lives.

  • You can file Form I-130 online even if your beneficiary is in the U.S. and will file their Form I-485 by mail
  • Once you submit your Form I-130 online, the receipt notice will be available in your USCIS online account
  • Provide a copy of Form I-130 receipt notice to your beneficiary to include in their Form I-485 application

*You may request to file at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in certain limited circumstances, as described in USCIS Policy Manual, Volume 6, Part B, Chapter 3, if you:

For a list of U.S. Embassies and Consulates, please visit the Department of State’s website at travel.state.gov.

Learn More:

Form I-130 Checklist of Required Documents

Form I-130 Instructions, Petition for Alien Relative