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File My Application Online (E-Filing)

To start the e-filing process, click the "Log in to E-Filing" link to the right. Click here to calculate your earliest filing date. For instructions and guidance, see the corresponding links to the right.

Forms Currently Available for E-Filing

The forms below are currently available for e-filing, with some restrictions. For more on restrictions, see the "Instructions" links to the right.

  • I-90 - Application to Replace Permanent Residence Card
  • I-131 - Application for Travel Document
  • I-140 - Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker
  • I-539 - Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status
  • I-765 - Application for Employment Authorization (Please note that the option to file Form I-765 electronically for the eligibility category (c)(3)(i) has been disabled. The option to file Form I-765 for the eligibility codes (c)(3)(ii) and (c)(3)(iii) remains in effect.)
  • I-821 - Application for Temporary Protected Status (Form I-821 will be available for e-Filing only if a TPS country is designated for re-registration purposes per the Federal Register Notice. For the latest information on TPS, please visit the Temporary Protected Status page.)

Benefits of filing online:

  • File your benefits application from anywhere with an Internet connection.
  • Pay your fees with a credit card or directly through your checking or savings account
  • Receive immediate confirmation that your application has been received by USCIS

You cannot e-File if:

  • You are applying for a waiver of the filing fee; or
  • You are requesting that your case be expedited.

There may be some circumstances in which e-Filing is not the recommended solution.  These situations are outlined in the instructions specific to the form you seek to file.  Please review the form instructions prior to e-Filing to ensure that e-Filing is the best option for you.  If e-Filing is not the best option for you, please see the instructions for the paper version of the form.

Please note that the option to file Form I-129 and Form I-907 has been temporarily disabled within the e-Filing System.

Last updated: 12/10/2010