Form I-130 Processing Time

Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative

The form’s purpose:

  • To establish a relationship between an eligible relative and a sponsoring U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident

Who files Form I-130:

  • U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident wishing to sponsor an eligible relative for immigration

Form I-130 USCIS fees:

  • $535.00

Form I-130 Processing Time

Form typeApplication centerProcessing time
U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21Nebraska Service Center12.5 Months to 16 Months
Potomac Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Texas Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center17.5 Months to 22.5 Months
Permanent resident filing for a spouse or child under 21California Service Center8.5 Months to 11 Months
Nebraska Service Center20.5 Months to 26.5 Months
Potomac Service Center1 Week to 7 Months
Texas Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center17 Months to 22.5 Months
U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21California Service Center56.5 Months to 73.5 Months
Nebraska Service Center12.5 Months to 16 Months
Potomac Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Texas Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center58.5 Months to 76 Months
Permanent resident filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21California Service Center53.5 Months to 69.5 Months
Nebraska Service Center20.5 Months to 26.5 Months
Potomac Service Center1 Week to 7 Months
Texas Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center56.5 Months to 73.5 Months
U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21California Service Center92.5 Months to 120 Months
Nebraska Service Center12.5 Months to 16 Months
Potomac Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Texas Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center88 Months to 114 Months
U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sisterCalifornia Service Center104.5 Months to 136 Months
Nebraska Service Center12.5 Months to 16 Months
Potomac Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Texas Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center99 Months to 129 Months

More information about Form I-130:

I-130 Form, Petition for Alien Relative – Complete Guide [2020]

Form I-130 is Approved – What to Do Next? [2020]

Cost to Petition a Relative, I-130 Form [2020]

Form I-130A Processing Time

Form I-130A, Supplemental Information for Spouse Beneficiary

The form’s purpose:

  • To collect additional information for a spouse beneficiary of Form I-130 (Petition for Alien Relative)

Who files Form I-130A:

  • Spouse of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident

Form I-130A filing fee:

  • $0

Form I-130A processing times: 

  • Processed with Form I-130 (Petition for Alien Relative)

More information about Form I-130A:

Form I-130A – Supplemental Information for Spouse Beneficiary [2020]

Form I-485 Processing Time

Form I-485 (Application to Register Permanent Resident or Adjust Status)

The form’s purpose:

  • To apply for lawful permanent resident status if you entered the United States lawfully and are eligible for adjustment of status

Who can file Form I-485:

  • Filed by an applicant who is eligible for lawful permanent resident status that is currently in the United States

Form I-485 filing fees:

  • If you are under 14 and filing with at least one parent: $750
  • If you are under 14 and not filing with at least one parent: $1,140
  • If you are between 14 and 79: $1,225
  • If you are over 79: $1,140

*Fees above include all applicable biometric fees

Family-Based Form I-485 Processing Time

Application centerProcessing time
Agana GU8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Albany NY8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Albuquerque NM8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Anchorage AK8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Atlanta GA9 Months to 29 Months
Baltimore MD13.5 Months to 38.5 Months
Boise ID8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Boston MA7 Months to 21.5 Months
Brooklyn NY12.5 Months to 31.5 Months
Buffalo NY8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Charleston SC10 Months to 31 Months
Charlotte Amalie VI8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Charlotte NC8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Chicago IL6 Months to 28.5 Months
Christiansted VI8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Cincinnati OH8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Cleveland OH8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Columbus OH8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Dallas TX8 Months to 23 Months
Denver CO7.5 Months to 23 Months
Des Moines IA8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Detroit MI6.5 Months to 12.5 Months
El Paso TX5.5 Months to 11.5 Months
Fort Myers FL8.5 Months to 27 Months
Fort Smith AR8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Fresno CA6 Months to 10.5 Months
Greer SC8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Harlingen TX6.5 Months to 16 Months
Hartford CT10.5 Months to 22.5 Months
Helena MT8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Hialeah FL8.5 Months to 23 Months
Honolulu HI8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Houston TX12.5 Months to 31.5 Months
Imperial CA8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Indianapolis IN9 Months to 27.5 Months
Jacksonville FL8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Kansas City MO6.5 Months to 23.5 Months
Kendall FL10 Months to 31.5 Months
Las Vegas NV8 Months to 22.5 Months
Lawrence MA7.5 Months to 29 Months
Long Island NY7.5 Months to 27 Months
Los Angeles CA7 Months to 23 Months
Los Angeles County CA8.5 Months to 23 Months
Louisville KY8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Manchester NH8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Memphis TN6 Months to 11 Months
Miami FL21.5 Months to 40.5 Months
Milwaukee WI8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Minneapolis-St. Paul MN8 Months to 21.5 Months
Montgomery AL7 Months to 17.5 Months
Mount Laurel NJ8 Months to 22 Months
Nashville TN8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Newark NJ11 Months to 22.5 Months
New Orleans LA8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
New York City NY12.5 Months to 32 Months
Norfolk VA7 Months to 18.5 Months
Oakland Park FL12.5 Months to 34 Months
Oklahoma City OK8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Omaha NE8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Orlando FL9.5 Months to 23 Months
Philadelphia PA8 Months to 25.5 Months
Phoenix AZ9 Months to 29 Months
Pittsburgh PA8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Portland ME8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Portland OR8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Providence RI8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Queens NY10 Months to 26.5 Months
Raleigh NC7 Months to 27 Months
Reno NV8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Sacramento CA11.5 Months to 22.5 Months
Saint Albans VT8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Saint Louis MO8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Salt Lake City UT8.5 Months to 21 Months
San Antonio TX7.5 Months to 15 Months
San Bernardino CA6 Months to 14 Months
San Diego CA7 Months to 15.5 Months
San Fernando Valley CA7 Months to 19 Months
San Francisco CA11 Months to 25 Months
San Jose CA11.5 Months to 21 Months
San Juan PR8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Santa Ana CA9.5 Months to 20.5 Months
Seattle WA17.5 Months to 26.5 Months
Spokane WA8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Tampa FL8 Months to 19 Months
Tucson AZ8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Washington DC12 Months to 21.5 Months
West Palm Beach FL10 Months to 32 Months
Wichita KS8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Yakima WA8.5 Months to 25.5 Months

Employment-Based Form I-485 Processing Time

Application centerProcessing time
All application centers8.5 Months to 27.5 Months

Asylum-Based Form I-485 Processing Time

Application centerProcessing time
Nebraska Service Center7 Months to 31 Months
Texas Service Center7 Months to 31 Months

Refugee-Based Form I-485 Processing Times

Application centerProcessing time
Nebraska Service Center9.5 Months to 13.5 Months

Under HRIFA, Indochinese Adjustment Act, Legal Immigration and Family Equity Act, or NACARA Form I-485 Processing Times

Application centerProcessing time
Nebraska Service Center14.5 Months to 64 Months

Based on an approved T Visa Form I-485 Processing Times

Application centerProcessing time
Vermont Service Center16.5 Months to 20 Months
Vermont Service Center10 Months to 20.5 Months

More information about Form I-485:

Form I-485 Processing Time [2020]

Form I-131 Processing Time

Form I-131, Application for Travel Document

Form I-131 is used to apply for:

  • Re-entry permit, 
  • Refugee travel document, or 
  • Advance parole, including parole into the U.S. for humanitarian reasons

Who can file Form I-131:

  • A lawful permanent resident or conditional permanent resident who wishes to travel abroad
  • A refugee or asylee
  • A person seeking advance parole from outside the United States

Filing fees

Re-entry Permit:

  • Under 14: $575
  • Between 14 and 79: $660
  • Over 79: $575

Refugee Travel Document:

  • Under 14: $105
  • Ages 14 or 15: $190
  • Between 15 and 79: $220
  • Over 79: $135

Advance Parole Document: $575

*Fees above include all applicable biometric fees

Form I-131 Processing Times

Travel document typeApplication centerProcessing time
Re-entry permitNebraska Service Center4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center3 Weeks to 5 Months
Refugee Travel DocumentNebraska Service Center4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center3 Weeks to 5 Months
Advance ParoleCalifornia Service Center3 Months to 5 Months
National Benefits Center6 Months to 8 Months
Nebraska Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Texas Service Center3 Months to 5 Months
Vermont Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) dependent applying for advance paroleNebraska Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Texas Service Center3 Months to 5 Months
Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) principal applying for advance paroleNebraska Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Texas Service Center3 Months to 5 Months

More information about Form I-131:

Form I-131 – How to Apply for a Travel Document [2020]

Form I-864 Processing Time

Form I-864, Affidavit of Support Under Section 213A of the Immigration and Naturalization Act

The form’s purpose:

  • To show that an immigrant has adequate means of financial support and is unlikely to become a public charge.

Who can file Form I-864:

  • Most family-based immigrants (Form I-130) and some employment-based intending immigrants

Filing fees:

  • No fee if filed with USCIS or abroad with the Department of State (DOS);
  • $120 if filed with the Department of State in the U.S.

Form I-864 processing time:

  • Processed with underlying petition (Form I-130 or Form I-140)

More information about Form I-864: 

Affidavit of Support, Form I-864 – Complete Guide [2020]

How to Fill Out Affidavit of Support, Form I-864 [2020 version]

Affidavit of Support (Form I-864) Checklist [2020]

Form I-864A Processing Time

Form I-864A, Contact Between Sponsor and Household Member

The form’s purpose:

  • To promise to make income and/or assets available to help support sponsored immigrant by a household member who is not the immigrant’s I-130 sponsor

Who can file Form I-864A:

  • Filed by an I-130 beneficiary to show financial support following immigration

Filing fee:

  • $0

Form I-864A processing time:

  • Processed with underlying petition (Form I-130 or Form I-140)

Form I-765 Processing Time

Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization

The form’s purpose:

  • To obtain an Employment Authorization Document (EDA) as evidence that the holder is authorized to work in the United States

Who can file it:

  • Applicants for adjustment status with pending Form I-485
  • Refugees and people granted asylum
  • People granted temporary protected status (TPS)
  • VAWA self-petitioners
  • K-1 nonimmigrant fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen or K-4 children.
  • Others

Filing fees:

Form I-765 processing time:

Form typeApplication centerProcessing time
Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)]California Service Center3 Months to 5 Months
National Benefits Center6 Months to 8 Months
Nebraska Service Center4.5 Months to 6.5 Months
Texas Service Center4 Weeks to 5 Months
Vermont Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Haiti extensionCalifornia Service Center3 Months to 5 Months
Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19), (a)(12)]Vermont Service Center5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Based on an approved, concurrently filed, I-821D [(c)(33)]Vermont Service Center5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Based on an approved asylum application [(a)(5)]Nebraska Service Center3 Months to 5 Months
Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)]Nebraska Service Center2.5 Months to 4.5 Months
Potomac Service Center5 Weeks to 3 Months
Texas Service Center4 Weeks to 3 Months
Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student [(c)(3)]Potomac Service Center5 Weeks to 5 Months
Texas Service Center4 Weeks to 5 Months
All other applications for employment authorizationCalifornia Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
National Benefits Center8 Months to 10.5 Months
Nebraska Service Center4.5 Months to 6.5 Months
Potomac Service Center5 Weeks to 5 Months
Texas Service Center4 Weeks to 5 Months
Vermont Service Center5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

More information about Form I-765:

I-765 Form – How to Get a Work Permit [2020]

Form I-90 Processing Time

Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card

The form’s purpose:

  • To replace or renew a permanent resident card (green card)

Who can file it:

  • A lawful permanent resident who needs to replace or renew a lost, stolen, destroyed, or expired permanent resident card (green card)

Filing fees:

  • $540 (includes $85 biometric fee)
  • $85 (if you reached your 14th birthday and your existing card will expire after your 16th birthday)

There is no fee if:

  • Your previous card was issued but never received
  • Your existing card has incorrect data because of Department of Human Services error

Form I-90 Processing Time

Form typeApplication centerProcessing time
10-year renewalPotomac Service Center12 Months to 13 Months
Initial issuance or replacementPotomac Service Center6.5 Months to 11.5 Months

More information about Form I-90:

Green Card Renewal – Complete Guide [2020]

How Long Does it Take to Replace/Renew a Green Card? [2020]

How Much Does it Cost to Renew a Green Card? [2020]

Form I-129F Processing Time

Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé(e)

The form’s purpose:

  • Bring fiancé(e) (K-1) and their children (K-2) to the U.S. for marriage
  • Bring spouse (K-3) and children (K-4) to the U.S. to apply for lawful permanent resident status

Who can file Form I-129F:

  • U.S. citizens only

Filing fee:

  • $535

Form I-129F Processing Time

Form typeApplication centerProcessing time
K-1/K-2 – Not yet married – fiancé(e) and/or dependent childCalifornia Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center17 Months to 22.5 Months
K-3/K-4 – Already married – spouse and/or dependent childCalifornia Service Center5 Months to 7 Months
Nebraska Service Center7.5 Months to 9.5 Months
Potomac Service Center16 Months to 20.5 Months
Texas Service Center3 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center17 Months to 22.5 Months

More information about Form I-129F:

K-1 Visa – How to Bring Your Fiancé(e) to the U.S. Guide [2020]

Form I-751 Processing Time

Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence

The form’s purpose:

  • To remove the conditions on permanent resident status

Who can file Form I-751:

  • Filed by an immigrant who received permanent residency status based on a marriage less than two years in duration at the time of green card application

Filing fees:

  • $680 (includes an $85 biometric fee)

Form I-751 Processing Time

Application centerProcessing time
California Service Center14 Months to 27.5 Months
Nebraska Service Center14 Months to 27.5 Months
Potomac Service Center12.5 Months to 18.5 Months
Texas Service Center15 Months to 18 Months
Vermont Service Center12.5 Months to 19 Months
All field offices20 Months to 46 Months

More information about Form I-751:

Form I-751 – How to Remove Conditions on Your Green Card [2020]

Form I-944 Processing Time

Form I-944, Declaration of Self-Sufficiency

The form’s purpose:

  • To establish that an I-130 or I-140 beneficiary is not inadmissible as a public charge (relying on the government for financial support)

Who can file Form I-944:

  • Filed by Form I-485 applicant (Application to Register Permanent Resident Adjust Status)

Filing fee:

  • $0

Form I-944 Processing Time:

  • Processed with underlying petition

Form I-129 Processing Time

Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker

The form’s purpose:

  • File on behalf of a nonimmigrant worker to come to the United States temporarily to perform services or labor
  • Extend nonimmigrant work visa

Who can file Form I-129:

  • A U.S. employer
  • A U.S. individual or company in business as an agent

Filing fees:

  • $460

Form I-129 Processing Time

Form type

Application center

Processing time

Blanket L

California Service Center

1.5 Months to 4 Months

Vermont Service Center

4 Weeks to 4 Months

E – Treaty traders and investors

California Service Center

2.5 Months to 4 Months

H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued abroad

California Service Center

2.5 Months to 4 Months

Texas Service Center

2 Months to 4 Months

Vermont Service Center

9.5 Months to 12 Months

H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in the U.S.

California Service Center

2.5 Months to 4 Months

Texas Service Center

2 Months to 4 Months

Vermont Service Center

9.5 Months to 12 Months

H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay in the U.S.

California Service Center

2.5 Months to 4 Months

Nebraska Service Center

2.5 Months to 4 Months

Texas Service Center

2 Months to 4 Months

Vermont Service Center

6.5 Months to 8.5 Months

H-2A – Temporary workers

California Service Center

1.5 Months to 3 Months

H-2B – Other temporary workers

California Service Center

2.5 Months to 4 Months

Vermont Service Center

4 Weeks to 3 Months

H-3 – Temporary trainees

California Service Center

6 Months to 7.5 Months

Vermont Service Center

2.5 Months to 4.5 Months

L – Intracompany transfers

California Service Center

3 Months to 5 Months

Texas Service Center

5 Weeks to 3 Months

Vermont Service Center

4 Weeks to 3 Months

O – Extraordinary ability

California Service Center

5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

Vermont Service Center

2 Months to 4 Months

P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers

California Service Center

5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

Vermont Service Center

2 Months to 4 Months

Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange visitors participating in the Irish Peace process

California Service Center

2.5 Months to 4 Months

Vermont Service Center

5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

R – Religious occupation

California Service Center

7 Months to 9 Months

Vermont Service Center

5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

E3 – Certain specialty occupation professionals from Australia

Vermont Service Center

4.5 Months to 6.5 Months

TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) professional

Vermont Service Center

2 Months to 4 Months

More information about Form I-129.

Form I-140 Processing Time

Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers

The form’s purpose:

  • To petition for an alien worker to become a permanent resident

Who can file Form I-140:

  • A U.S. employer
  • An alien of extraordinary ability
  • National Interest Waiver applicant

Filing fees:

  • $700

Form I-140 Processing Time

Form type

Application center

Processing time

Extraordinary ability (E11)

Nebraska Service Center

5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

Texas Service Center

4 Months to 6 Months

Outstanding professor or researcher (E12)

Nebraska Service Center

5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

 

Texas Service Center

4 Months to 6 Months

Multinational executive or manager (E13)

Nebraska Service Center

5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

Texas Service Center

4 Months to 6 Months

Advanced degree or exceptional ability (E21)

Nebraska Service Center

5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

Texas Service Center

4 Months to 6 Months

Skilled worker or professional (E31; E32)

Nebraska Service Center

5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

Texas Service Center

4 Months to 6 Months

Unskilled worker (EW3)

Nebraska Service Center

5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

Texas Service Center

4 Months to 6 Months

Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting a National Interest Waiver (NIW)

Nebraska Service Center

6 Months to 7.5 Months

Texas Service Center

4 Months to 6 Months

Schedule A Nurses

Nebraska Service Center

5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

Texas Service Center

4 Months to 6 Months

More information about Form I-140.

Form I-730 Processing Time

Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition

The form’s purpose:

  • To request follow-to-join benefits for asylee’s or refugee’s spouse and/or unmarried children under 21 years of age only.

Who can file Form I-730:

  • Asylee or refugee who was granted status in the U.S. within the previous two years

Filing fee:

  • $0

Form I-730 Processing Time:

Application centerProcessing time
Nebraska Service Center11 Months to 14 Months
Texas Service Center27 Months to 35 Months

More information about Form I-730.

Form N-400 Processing Time

Form N-400, Application for Naturalization

The form’s purpose:

  • Application to become a United States citizen through the naturalization process

Who can file Form N-400:

  • Filed by a lawful permanent resident in the United States who meets all eligibility requirements and seeks to become a U.S. citizen through the naturalization process

Filing fee:

  • $725 (includes an $85 biometric fee)
  • $640 (applicants 75 years or older and military applicants)

Form N-400 Processing Time

Application centerProcessing time
Agana GU7.5 Months to 17 Months
Albany NY7.5 Months to 17 Months
Albuquerque NM5 Months to 5.5 Months
Anchorage AK7.5 Months to 17 Months
Atlanta GA4.5 Months to 27 Months
Baltimore MD7 Months to 23.5 Months
Boise ID7.5 Months to 17 Months
Boston MA5.5 Months to 13 Months
Brooklyn NY9.5 Months to 17.5 Months
Buffalo NY4.5 Months to 8.5 Months
Charleston SC7.5 Months to 17 Months
Charlotte Amalie VI7.5 Months to 17 Months
Charlotte NC5 Months to 15 Months
Chicago IL5.5 Months to 15 Months
Christiansted VI7.5 Months to 17 Months
Cincinnati OH7.5 Months to 17 Months
Cleveland OH4 Months to 6.5 Months
Columbus OH5 Months to 8 Months
Dallas TX10.5 Months to 39.5 Months
Denver CO6 Months to 12.5 Months
Des Moines IA7.5 Months to 17 Months
Detroit MI6 Months to 11 Months
El Paso TX5 Months to 7.5 Months
Fort Myers FL5.5 Months to 8.5 Months
Fort Smith AR7.5 Months to 17 Months
Fresno CA5 Months to 7.5 Months
Greer SC7.5 Months to 17 Months
Harlingen TX4.5 Months to 6.5 Months
Hartford CT8.5 Months to 21.5 Months
Helena MT7.5 Months to 17 Months
Hialeah FL3.5 Months to 8 Months
Honolulu HI6 Months to 12.5 Months
Houston TX13.5 Months to 45 Months
Imperial CA7.5 Months to 9.5 Months
Indianapolis IN7 Months to 13.5 Months
Jacksonville FL5.5 Months to 11 Months
Kansas City MO7.5 Months to 17 Months
Kendall FL4.5 Months to 10 Months
Las Vegas NV10.5 Months to 19.5 Months
Lawrence MA7.5 Months to 17 Months
Long Island NY7 Months to 18.5 Months
Los Angeles CA7.5 Months to 17 Months
Los Angeles County CA7.5 Months to 17 Months
Louisville KY7.5 Months to 17 Months
Manchester NH7.5 Months to 17 Months
Memphis TN7.5 Months to 17 Months
Miami FL7.5 Months to 26.5 Months
Milwaukee WI7.5 Months to 17 Months
Minneapolis-St. Paul MN8.5 Months to 16 Months
Montgomery AL5.5 Months to 16 Months
Mount Laurel NJ7.5 Months to 14 Months
Nashville TN9 Months to 15 Months
Newark NJ10 Months to 18 Months
New Orleans LA8 Months to 21 Months
New York City NY12.5 Months to 28 Months
Norfolk VA7.5 Months to 11 Months
Oakland Park FL4 Months to 16.5 Months
Oklahoma City OK6 Months to 9.5 Months
Omaha NE5 Months to 12.5 Months
Orlando FL7.5 Months to 13 Months
Philadelphia PA8 Months to 14.5 Months
Phoenix AZ6.5 Months to 12 Months
Pittsburgh PA7.5 Months to 17 Months
Portland ME7.5 Months to 17 Months
Portland OR7 Months to 12 Months
Providence RI7.5 Months to 17 Months
Queens NY10 Months to 15.5 Months
Raleigh NC4 Months to 7.5 Months
Reno NV7.5 Months to 17 Months
Sacramento CA7.5 Months to 17 Months
Saint Albans VT7.5 Months to 17 Months
Saint Louis MO5.5 Months to 8.5 Months
Salt Lake City UT7 Months to 16.5 Months
San Antonio TX6 Months to 9.5 Months
San Bernardino CA7.5 Months to 17 Months
San Diego CA7.5 Months to 17 Months
San Fernando Valley CA7.5 Months to 17 Months
San Francisco CA7.5 Months to 17 Months
San Jose CA7.5 Months to 17 Months
San Juan PR7.5 Months to 17 Months
Santa Ana CA7.5 Months to 17 Months
Seattle WA11 Months to 19 Months
Spokane WA7.5 Months to 17 Months
Tampa FL5 Months to 11 Months
Tucson AZ7.5 Months to 17 Months
Washington DC9 Months to 21 Months
West Palm Beach FL7 Months to 11.5 Months
Wichita KS7.5 Months to 17 Months
Yakima WA7.5 Months to 17 Months

More information about Form N-400:

Apply for Citizenship – Complete Guide [2020]

U.S. Citizenship Application – Complete Guide [2020]

How Much Does it Cost to Become a US Citizen? [2020]

N-400 Checklist – Citizenship Application Documents [2020]

Form N-600 Processing Time

Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship

The form’s purpose:

  • To obtain a copy of citizenship certificate which serves as evidence of U.S. citizenship

Filing fees:

  • $1,170

Who can file Form N-600:

  • Who claim U.S. citizenship at birth through parents
  • Who automatically became U.S. citizens through parents before they turned 18

Form N-600 Processing Time

Application centerProcessing time
All application centers4.5 Months to 11.5 Months

More information about Form N-600.

Form N-600K Processing Time

N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322

The form’s purpose:

  • To claim U.S. citizenship based on parents for children who regularly reside in a foreign country

Who can file Form N-600K:

  • A U.S. citizen parent of a child who qualifies as a United States citizen

Filing fee:

  • $1,170

Form N-600K Processing Time

Application centerProcessing time
All application centers7 Months to 18 Months

More information about Form N-600K.

Form N-565 Processing Time

N-565 (Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document)

The form’s purpose

To request:

  • Replacement of Declaration of Intention
  • Naturalization Certificate
  • Certificate of Citizenship, or
  • Replication Certificate

Apply for:

  • Special certificate of naturalization as a U.S. citizen to be recognized by a foreign country

Who can file Form N-565:

  • A foreign-born U.S. citizen who needs to replace or change information on certain immigration documents

Filing fees:

  • $555

Form N-565 Processing Time

Application centerProcessing time
Nebraska Service Center17 Months to 21.5 Months
Texas Service Center6 Months to 8 Months

More information about Form N-565.

Form I-539 Processing Time

Form I-539, Application To Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

The form’s purpose:

  • Extend nonimmigrant period of stay or changing to another nonimmigrant status

Who can file Form I-539:

  • Nonimmigrants seeking to extend their period of stay or change their status to another nonimmigrant status

Filing fees:

  • $370
  • Main applicant and each co-applicant must also pay an $85 biometric services fee

Form I-539 Processing Time

Form typeApplication centerProcessing time
Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categoriesCalifornia Service Center4.5 Months to 6 Months
Potomac Service Center4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center6 Months to 8 Months
Change of status to H dependentsCalifornia Service Center10 Months to 13 Months
Nebraska Service Center5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Texas Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center6 Months to 8 Months
Change Status to the J exchange visitor categoryCalifornia Service Center2.5 Months to 4.5 Months
Potomac Service Center4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center6 Months to 8 Months
Change of status to L dependentsCalifornia Service Center4.5 Months to 6.5 Months
Nebraska Service Center5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Texas Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center6 Months to 8 Months
All other change-of-status applicationsCalifornia Service Center9 Months to 11.5 Months
Potomac Service Center4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center6 Months to 8 Months
Extension of stay for F or M academic or vocational studentsCalifornia Service Center2.5 Months to 4.5 Months
Potomac Service Center4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center6 Months to 8 Months
Extension of stay for H dependentsCalifornia Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Nebraska Service Center5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Texas Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center6 Months to 8 Months
Extension of stay for J exchange visitorsCalifornia Service Center2.5 Months to 4.5 Months
Texas Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center6 Months to 8 Months
Extension of stay for L dependentsCalifornia Service Center4 Months to 6 Months
Nebraska Service Center5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Texas Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center6 Months to 8 Months
All other extension applicationsCalifornia Service Center10 Months to 13 Months
National Benefits Center2.5 Months to 4.5 Months
Potomac Service Center4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center6 Months to 8 Months
Extension of stay as T nonimmigrantVermont Service Center8.5 Months to 11 Months
Extension of stay as U nonimmigrantVermont Service Center5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

 More information about Form I-539.

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