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Inside the United States

If you are in the United States, you may request an appointment online for the following services

  • ADIT Stamp
  • Emergency Advance Parole (EAP)
  • Immigration Judge Grant
  • Other

If our online tools do not provide the help you need, please call the USCIS Contact Center to request an appointment.

Outside the United States

If you are outside the United States, select the international USCIS office with jurisdiction for your residence to schedule an appointment.

Asylum Seekers and NACARA Applicants

You may schedule appointments online only if your case is:

  • Being processed at the Arlington Asylum Office; and
  • Related to one of the following:
    • an asylum application,
    • a NACARA application, or
    • a credible fear or reasonable fear protection screening process.

If you schedule an appointment with an asylum office and you do not have a pending asylum application, USCIS will cancel your appointment.

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For general questions, go to You can search the website for information by yourself or chat with Emma, our virtual assistant.

All USCIS forms are free. You can get them on our website or order them over the phone. If you do not know which form you need, we can help you explore your options.

Most of our forms can only be filed by mail. Check the filing instructions for the form you want to submit to see if you can file it in person. You can also file some applications online.

If you applied for an immigration benefit and did not receive the document you were expecting, you can send us an inquiry using E-request. NOTE: Do not submit an inquiry if your case was just recently approved. Please allow about 60 days to receive your document. You can check the status of your case using the Manage Your Case Tool. If Manage Your Case Tool indicates that the card was mailed, you will be given a U.S. Postal Service tracking number.

If you believe it is taking longer than expected or you did not receive a notice or card or document in the mail, you can create a USCIS online account and use Secure Messaging to directly communicate with us.

USCIS appointments are free. If you know of anyone selling an appointment, call the USCIS Contact Center at (800) 375-5283.

Do not bring to the appointment any scissors, flammable liquids (including aerosol sprays and bottles of perfume), knives, nail clippers, tweezers and other sharp objects.

The offices are small. Only the people who need to attend should come. If you need an interpreter, you should arrange to have an interpreter available by phone. Do not bring an interpreter to your appointment.

Please come 15 minutes early before your time to go through the security checkpoint and check in. Do not come earlier than 15 minutes. If you are late, your appointment will be cancelled and you will have to reschedule.

AUTHORITIES: The information requested on this form is collected under the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, 8 U.S.C. §§ 1101, 1103, 1201, and 1255.
PURPOSE: The primary purpose for providing on this form is to schedule an appointment with a USCIS office. USCIS may also contact you through email to complete a voluntary survey or participate in a voluntary focus group about your customer service experiences.
DISCLOSURE: The information you provide is voluntary. However, if you do not provide the requested information, you may not be able to successfully schedule an appointment. Participation in a survey or focus group is voluntary and will not affect the outcome of the underlying benefit request.
ROUTINE USES: DHS uses and discloses the information to DHS personnel and contractors who need the information to schedule an appointment, administer a survey, or facilitate a focus group. DHS also shares information with U.S. Embassy or Consulate security personnel to facilitate visitor processing. DHS follows approved routine uses described in the associated published system of records notices [DHS-USCIS-007 - Benefits Information System] and the published privacy impact assessment [DHS/USCIS/PIA-046(a) Customer Scheduling and Services], which can be found at

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities by meeting or exceeding the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794d), as amended in 1998. Section 508 is a federal law that requires agencies to provide individuals with disabilities equal access to electronic information and data comparable to those who do not have disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on the agency. The Section 508 standards are the technical requirements and criteria that are used to measure conformance within this law. More information on Section 508 and the technical standards can be found at

If you have feedback or concerns related to the accessibility of any content on this website, please contact the webmaster via email at If applicable, please include the web address or URL and the specific problems you have encountered. If you would like to file a Section 508-related complaint, please contact the Section 508 Coordinator via email at

If you have comments and/or questions related to the agency's Section 508 program, please contact the Section 508 Coordinator via email at

Updated 04/30/2013.

Burden Disclosure Notice:

USCIS may not conduct or sponsor an information collection, and you are not required to respond to a collection of information, unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated at 6 minutes per response for an electronic submission, 9 minutes for a phone submission, and 13.2 minutes for a web-based chat submission, including the time for reviewing instructions, and completing and submitting the required information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, 5900 Capital Gateway Drive, Mail Stop #2140, Camp Springs, MD 20588- 0009; OMB No. 1615-0020.

OMB Control Number: 1615-0113

Expiration Date: 11/30/2025

DHS Warning

You are about to access a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) computer system. This computer system and data therein are property of the U.S. government and provided for official U.S. government information and use. There is no expectation of privacy when you use this computer system. The use of a password or any other security measure does not establish an expectation of privacy. By using this system, you consent to the terms set forth in this notice. You may not process classified national security information on this computer system. Access to this system is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized access, use, or modification of this system or of data contained herein, or in transit to/from this system, may constitute a violation of section 1030 of title 18 of the U.S. Code and other criminal laws. Anyone who accesses a federal computer system without authorization or exceeds access authority, or obtains, alters, damages, destroys, or discloses information, or prevents authorized use of information on the computer system, may be subject to penalties, fines or imprisonment. This computer system and any related equipment is subject to monitoring for administrative oversight, law enforcement, criminal investigative purposes, inquiries into alleged wrongdoing or misuse, and to ensure proper performance of applicable security features and procedures. DHS may conduct monitoring activities without further notice.