Form I-485 Filing Address

Form I-485 Filing Address

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Last updated: April 4, 2024.

  • The filing address for Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, varies depending on the following factors:
    • Eligibility category
    • State where the applicant resides
  • USCIS may update filing addresses, so it’s essential to use the latest information available at the time of your filing

Family-Based Adjustment

Family-based Adjustment of Status applicants include:

  • A spouse, parent, or unmarried son or daughter (under age 21) of a U.S. citizen and you are the beneficiary of an approved, pending or concurrently filed Form I-130;
  • A beneficiary of an approved Form I-130;
  • A spouse or child of an immigrant who has applied for adjustment of status or has been granted lawful permanent residence (a Green Card) through a family-sponsored visa category that allows derivative status for spouses and children; or
  • A beneficiary of an approved Form I-129F who was admitted to the United States as a K-1 nonimmigrant and married the U.S. citizen petitioner within 90 days, or their K-2 dependent.

Go to USCIS Lockbox Filing Locations Chart for Certain Family-Based Forms page, which lists the address where you must your file your application, based on where you live.

Employment-Based Categories Filing Form I-485 Concurrently with Form I-140

If you are filing:

Filing Address:

With Form I-140 USCIS Dallas Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 660867
Dallas, TX 75266-0867

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 660867)
2501 S. State Hwy.
121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

With Form I-140 and requesting premium processing for Form I-140 Send your Form I-485, Form I-140, and Form I-907 together to the address listed in the Form I-907 filing instructions.

Do not file Form I-907 at a USCIS lockbox.

Certain Special Immigrant Employment-Based Categories and Employment-Based Categories with a Pending or Approved Form I-140

Use the filing address below if you are filing Form I-485 with:

  • A pending or approved Form I-360 for an international organization employee or family member.
    • You must include a copy of your Form I-797, Notice of Action, showing we accepted or approved your Form I-360; or
  • An approved Form I-360 for:
    • A special immigrant religious worker;
    • Panama Canal Company employment;
    • U.S. government in canal zone employment;
    • A special immigrant physician; or
    • An international broadcaster.
      • You must include a copy of your Form I-797, Notice of Action, showing we approved your Form I-360 for any of these categories; or
  • A pending or approved Form I-140.
    • You must include a copy of your Form I-797, Notice of Action, showing we accepted or approved your Form I-140.
  • An approved Form DS-1884 for:
    • Certain employees or former employees of the U.S. Government abroad.

If you live in:

Filing Address:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Minnesota
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

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

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 21281)
2108 E. Elliot Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85284-1806

  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
USCIS Elgin Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 4115
Carol Stream, IL 60197-4115

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 4115)
2500 Westfield Drive
Elgin, IL 60124-7836

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • Ohio
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
USCIS Chicago Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 805371
Chicago, IL 60680-5371

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 805371)
131 South Dearborn-3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • American Samoa
  • Arkansas
  • Armed Forces – America
  • Armed Forces – Europe
  • Armed Forces – Pacific
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Micronesia
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Palau
  • Puerto Rico
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Utah
  • Wyoming
USCIS Dallas Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 660867
Dallas, TX 75266-0867

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 660867)
2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

Asylum, Refugee, or Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act

If you are filing Form I-485 in the following categories:

  • Approved asylum status;
  • Refugee status; or
  • Status under the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act as a dependent
If you live in:

Filing Address:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Minnesota
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

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

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 21281)
2108 E. Elliot Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85284-1806

  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
USCIS Elgin Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 4115
Carol Stream, IL 60197-4115

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 4115)
2500 Westfield Drive
Elgin, IL 60124-7836

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • Ohio
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
USCIS Chicago Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 805371
Chicago, IL 60680-5371

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 805371)
131 South Dearborn-3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • American Samoa
  • Arkansas
  • Armed Forces – America
  • Armed Forces – Europe
  • Armed Forces – Pacific
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Micronesia
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Palau
  • Puerto Rico
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Utah
  • Wyoming
USCIS Dallas Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: NFB
P.O. Box 660867
Dallas, TX 75266-0867

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: NFB (Box 660867)
2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

Investor Filing Form I-485 with or based on Form I-526 or Form I-526E

If you are filing: Filing Address:
  • With Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Standalone Investor;
  • With Form I-526E, Immigrant Petition by Regional Center Investor; or
  • Based on an approved or pending Form I-526 or Form I-526E. You must include a copy of the notice showing we accepted or approved your Form I-526 or I-526E
USCIS Dallas Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Attn: I-526/E
P.O. Box 660168
Dallas, TX 75266-0168

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-526/E (Box 660168)
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067-8003

Certain Afghan or Iraqi Nationals

If you are filing: And you live in: Filing Address:
Based on an approved Form I-360 or approved Form DS-157 for Afghan nationals who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. government or the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan or an approved Form I-360 for Afghan nationals who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. government as a translator.

You must include a copy of the Form I-797, Notice of Action, showing USCIS approved your Form I-360, or a copy of the Chief of Mission approval letter indicating approval of your Form DS-157. (You cannot file Forms I-360 and I-485 at the same time for this classification.)

Any location USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

U.S. Postal Service (USPS), FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: AFGHAN-NFB (Box 21281)
2108 E. Elliot Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85284-1806

Based on an approved Form I-360 for Iraqi nationals who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. government in Iraq or for Iraqi nationals who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. government as a translator.

You must include a copy of the Form I-797C, Notice of Action, showing USCIS approved your Form I-360. (You cannot file Form I-360 and Form I-485 at the same time for this classification.)

Any location USCIS Nebraska Service Center

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
Nebraska Service Center
P.O. Box 87485
Lincoln, NE 68501-7485

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
ATTN: I485 SIV
850 S St.
Lincoln, NE 68508-122

Amerasians, Widow(er)s of a U.S. Citizen who Died within the Past 2 Years, Special Immigrant Juveniles, and Special Immigrant Armed Forces Members

If you are the beneficiary of an pending, approved, or concurrently filed Form I-360 under one of the following categories:

  • Amerasian;
  • Widow(er) of a U.S. citizen who died within the past 2 years;
  • Special immigrant juvenile; or
  • Special immigrant armed forces member,

Go to USCIS Lockbox Filing Locations Chart for Certain Family-Based Forms page, which lists the address where you must your file your application, based on where you live.

Individuals Currently in Exclusion, Deportation, or Removal Proceedings

If you are filing in this category, you must send:

  • Your application to the immigration court;
  • A complete copy of the application to the appropriate U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Chief Counsel; and
  • Complete copy of the application and filing fees to:

USCIS Texas Service Center
Attn: EOIR
6046 N Belt Line Rd.
Suite 485
Irving, TX 75038-0017

For more information, read the Pre-Order Instructions (PDF, 178.54 KB).

This does not apply to applicants in exclusion, deportation, or removal proceedings who have been charged as an “arriving alien” or are filing for adjustment of status based on T nonimmigrant status or U nonimmigrant status. USCIS has exclusive jurisdiction over these adjustment of status applications. Please see instructions above to determine the USCIS filing locations for these adjustment of status applications.

T Nonimmigrant, U Nonimmigrant, or Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self-Petitioner (including under the Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA) for Abused Spouses and Children)

If you are filing as a: Filing Address:
T nonimmigrant. You must include a copy of your Form I-797C, Notice of Action, showing USCIS approved your T nonimmigrant status, a copy of your Form I-94, and a copy of all pages of your passport with a T nonimmigrant visa (or a valid explanation of why you do not have such a document). USCIS Vermont Service Center

USCIS
Vermont Service Center
Attn: CRU
38 River Rd.
Essex Junction, VT 05479-0001

U nonimmigrant. You must include a copy of your Form I-797C, Notice of Action, showing USCIS approved your U nonimmigrant status; your Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record; and all pages of your passport with a U nonimmigrant visa (or a valid explanation of why you do not have such a document). USCIS Nebraska Service Center

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):
USCIS
P.O. Box 87426
Lincoln, NE 68501-7526

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:
USCIS
Attn: 485U VAWA
850 S St.
Lincoln, NE 68508-1225

VAWA self-petitioner. If you are the beneficiary of an accepted, or approved Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant, based on the Abused Spouse/Child/Parent eligibility category (VAWA self-petitioner) and you are filing for adjustment of status, you must include a copy of the Form I-797, Notice of Action, showing that your Form I-360 was accepted or approved (if applicable). You do not need to include a Form I-797 if you are filing for adjustment of status concurrently with Form I-360. USCIS Nebraska Service Center

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

USCIS
P.O. Box 87426
Lincoln, NE 68501-7526

FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
Attn: I-360 VAWA
850 S St.
Lincoln, NE 68508-1225

Abused spouse or abused child of a qualifying principal under the Cuban Adjustment Act of Nov. 2, 1966 (CAA), Section 1 (Select the second box labeled “The Cuban Adjustment Act for battered spouses and children” under 1.f. Special Programs Based on Certain Public Laws in Part 2 of Form I-485. If you are not an abused spouse or abused child but are eligible under the CAA as a spouse or child, select the first box labeled “The Cuban Adjustment Act.”). USCIS Vermont Service Center

USCIS
Vermont Service Center
Attn: CRU
38 River Rd.
Essex Junction, VT 05479-0001

Other Filing Categories

  • An applicant, including the spouse or child of a qualifying Cuban principal applicant, who is eligible under the Cuban Adjustment Act of Nov. 2, 1966 (Select the first box labeled “The Cuban Adjustment Act” under 1.f. Special Programs Based on Certain Public Laws in Part 2 of Form I-485. Do not select the second box labeled “The Cuban Adjustment Act for battered spouses and children” unless you are an abused spouse or abused child.);
  • A registry applicant filing Form I-485 based on continuous residence in the United States since before Jan. 1, 1972;
  • A diversity lottery winner eligible to file Form I-485;
  • A public interest parolee from certain former Soviet and Southeast Asian countries filing Form I-485 under Pub. L. 101-167 (the “Lautenberg Amendment”);
  • A registry applicant filing Form I-485 based on birth in the United States to a foreign diplomat officer;
  • A former diplomat filing Form I-485 under section 13 of the Immigration Act of 1957; or
  • An applicant who is a beneficiary of a private bill.

Go to USCIS Lockbox Filing Locations Chart for Certain Family-Based Forms page, which lists the address where you must your file your application, based on where you live.

Learn More:

Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status

Adjustment of Status (AOS)

What is Concurrent Filing?