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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 type Application center Processing time
U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 Nebraska Service Center 12.5 Months to 16 Months
Potomac Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Texas Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center 17.5 Months to 22.5 Months
Permanent resident filing for a spouse or child under 21 California Service Center 8.5 Months to 11 Months
Nebraska Service Center 20.5 Months to 26.5 Months
Potomac Service Center 1 Week to 7 Months
Texas Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center 17 Months to 22.5 Months
U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 California Service Center 56.5 Months to 73.5 Months
Nebraska Service Center 12.5 Months to 16 Months
Potomac Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Texas Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center 58.5 Months to 76 Months
Permanent resident filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 California Service Center 53.5 Months to 69.5 Months
Nebraska Service Center 20.5 Months to 26.5 Months
Potomac Service Center 1 Week to 7 Months
Texas Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center 56.5 Months to 73.5 Months
U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 California Service Center 92.5 Months to 120 Months
Nebraska Service Center 12.5 Months to 16 Months
Potomac Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Texas Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center 88 Months to 114 Months
U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister California Service Center 104.5 Months to 136 Months
Nebraska Service Center 12.5 Months to 16 Months
Potomac Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Texas Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center 99 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 center Processing time
Agana GU 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Albany NY 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Albuquerque NM 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Anchorage AK 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Atlanta GA 9 Months to 29 Months
Baltimore MD 13.5 Months to 38.5 Months
Boise ID 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Boston MA 7 Months to 21.5 Months
Brooklyn NY 12.5 Months to 31.5 Months
Buffalo NY 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Charleston SC 10 Months to 31 Months
Charlotte Amalie VI 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Charlotte NC 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Chicago IL 6 Months to 28.5 Months
Christiansted VI 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Cincinnati OH 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Cleveland OH 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Columbus OH 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Dallas TX 8 Months to 23 Months
Denver CO 7.5 Months to 23 Months
Des Moines IA 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Detroit MI 6.5 Months to 12.5 Months
El Paso TX 5.5 Months to 11.5 Months
Fort Myers FL 8.5 Months to 27 Months
Fort Smith AR 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Fresno CA 6 Months to 10.5 Months
Greer SC 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Harlingen TX 6.5 Months to 16 Months
Hartford CT 10.5 Months to 22.5 Months
Helena MT 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Hialeah FL 8.5 Months to 23 Months
Honolulu HI 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Houston TX 12.5 Months to 31.5 Months
Imperial CA 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Indianapolis IN 9 Months to 27.5 Months
Jacksonville FL 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Kansas City MO 6.5 Months to 23.5 Months
Kendall FL 10 Months to 31.5 Months
Las Vegas NV 8 Months to 22.5 Months
Lawrence MA 7.5 Months to 29 Months
Long Island NY 7.5 Months to 27 Months
Los Angeles CA 7 Months to 23 Months
Los Angeles County CA 8.5 Months to 23 Months
Louisville KY 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Manchester NH 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Memphis TN 6 Months to 11 Months
Miami FL 21.5 Months to 40.5 Months
Milwaukee WI 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Minneapolis-St. Paul MN 8 Months to 21.5 Months
Montgomery AL 7 Months to 17.5 Months
Mount Laurel NJ 8 Months to 22 Months
Nashville TN 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Newark NJ 11 Months to 22.5 Months
New Orleans LA 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
New York City NY 12.5 Months to 32 Months
Norfolk VA 7 Months to 18.5 Months
Oakland Park FL 12.5 Months to 34 Months
Oklahoma City OK 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Omaha NE 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Orlando FL 9.5 Months to 23 Months
Philadelphia PA 8 Months to 25.5 Months
Phoenix AZ 9 Months to 29 Months
Pittsburgh PA 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Portland ME 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Portland OR 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Providence RI 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Queens NY 10 Months to 26.5 Months
Raleigh NC 7 Months to 27 Months
Reno NV 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Sacramento CA 11.5 Months to 22.5 Months
Saint Albans VT 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Saint Louis MO 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Salt Lake City UT 8.5 Months to 21 Months
San Antonio TX 7.5 Months to 15 Months
San Bernardino CA 6 Months to 14 Months
San Diego CA 7 Months to 15.5 Months
San Fernando Valley CA 7 Months to 19 Months
San Francisco CA 11 Months to 25 Months
San Jose CA 11.5 Months to 21 Months
San Juan PR 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Santa Ana CA 9.5 Months to 20.5 Months
Seattle WA 17.5 Months to 26.5 Months
Spokane WA 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Tampa FL 8 Months to 19 Months
Tucson AZ 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Washington DC 12 Months to 21.5 Months
West Palm Beach FL 10 Months to 32 Months
Wichita KS 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months
Yakima WA 8.5 Months to 25.5 Months

Employment-Based Form I-485 Processing Time

Application center Processing time
All application centers 8.5 Months to 27.5 Months

Asylum-Based Form I-485 Processing Time

Application center Processing time
Nebraska Service Center 7 Months to 31 Months
Texas Service Center 7 Months to 31 Months

Refugee-Based Form I-485 Processing Times

Application center Processing time
Nebraska Service Center 9.5 Months to 13.5 Months

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

Application center Processing time
Nebraska Service Center 14.5 Months to 64 Months

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

Application center Processing time
Vermont Service Center 16.5 Months to 20 Months
Vermont Service Center 10 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 type Application center Processing time
Re-entry permit Nebraska Service Center 4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center 3 Weeks to 5 Months
Refugee Travel Document Nebraska Service Center 4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center 3 Weeks to 5 Months
Advance Parole California Service Center 3 Months to 5 Months
National Benefits Center 6 Months to 8 Months
Nebraska Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Texas Service Center 3 Months to 5 Months
Vermont Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) dependent applying for advance parole Nebraska Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Texas Service Center 3 Months to 5 Months
Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) principal applying for advance parole Nebraska Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Texas Service Center 3 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 type Application center Processing time
Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] California Service Center 3 Months to 5 Months
National Benefits Center 6 Months to 8 Months
Nebraska Service Center 4.5 Months to 6.5 Months
Texas Service Center 4 Weeks to 5 Months
Vermont Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Haiti extension California Service Center 3 Months to 5 Months
Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19), (a)(12)] Vermont Service Center 5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Based on an approved, concurrently filed, I-821D [(c)(33)] Vermont Service Center 5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Based on an approved asylum application [(a)(5)] Nebraska Service Center 3 Months to 5 Months
Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] Nebraska Service Center 2.5 Months to 4.5 Months
Potomac Service Center 5 Weeks to 3 Months
Texas Service Center 4 Weeks to 3 Months
Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student [(c)(3)] Potomac Service Center 5 Weeks to 5 Months
Texas Service Center 4 Weeks to 5 Months
All other applications for employment authorization California Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
National Benefits Center 8 Months to 10.5 Months
Nebraska Service Center 4.5 Months to 6.5 Months
Potomac Service Center 5 Weeks to 5 Months
Texas Service Center 4 Weeks to 5 Months
Vermont Service Center 5.5 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 type Application center Processing time
10-year renewal Potomac Service Center 12 Months to 13 Months
Initial issuance or replacement Potomac Service Center 6.5 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 type Application center Processing time
K-1/K-2 – Not yet married – fiancé(e) and/or dependent child California Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center 17 Months to 22.5 Months
K-3/K-4 – Already married – spouse and/or dependent child California Service Center 5 Months to 7 Months
Nebraska Service Center 7.5 Months to 9.5 Months
Potomac Service Center 16 Months to 20.5 Months
Texas Service Center 3 Months to 7 Months
Vermont Service Center 17 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 center Processing time
California Service Center 14 Months to 27.5 Months
Nebraska Service Center 14 Months to 27.5 Months
Potomac Service Center 12.5 Months to 18.5 Months
Texas Service Center 15 Months to 18 Months
Vermont Service Center 12.5 Months to 19 Months
All field offices 20 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 center Processing time
Nebraska Service Center 11 Months to 14 Months
Texas Service Center 27 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 center Processing time
Agana GU 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Albany NY 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Albuquerque NM 5 Months to 5.5 Months
Anchorage AK 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Atlanta GA 4.5 Months to 27 Months
Baltimore MD 7 Months to 23.5 Months
Boise ID 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Boston MA 5.5 Months to 13 Months
Brooklyn NY 9.5 Months to 17.5 Months
Buffalo NY 4.5 Months to 8.5 Months
Charleston SC 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Charlotte Amalie VI 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Charlotte NC 5 Months to 15 Months
Chicago IL 5.5 Months to 15 Months
Christiansted VI 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Cincinnati OH 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Cleveland OH 4 Months to 6.5 Months
Columbus OH 5 Months to 8 Months
Dallas TX 10.5 Months to 39.5 Months
Denver CO 6 Months to 12.5 Months
Des Moines IA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Detroit MI 6 Months to 11 Months
El Paso TX 5 Months to 7.5 Months
Fort Myers FL 5.5 Months to 8.5 Months
Fort Smith AR 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Fresno CA 5 Months to 7.5 Months
Greer SC 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Harlingen TX 4.5 Months to 6.5 Months
Hartford CT 8.5 Months to 21.5 Months
Helena MT 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Hialeah FL 3.5 Months to 8 Months
Honolulu HI 6 Months to 12.5 Months
Houston TX 13.5 Months to 45 Months
Imperial CA 7.5 Months to 9.5 Months
Indianapolis IN 7 Months to 13.5 Months
Jacksonville FL 5.5 Months to 11 Months
Kansas City MO 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Kendall FL 4.5 Months to 10 Months
Las Vegas NV 10.5 Months to 19.5 Months
Lawrence MA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Long Island NY 7 Months to 18.5 Months
Los Angeles CA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Los Angeles County CA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Louisville KY 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Manchester NH 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Memphis TN 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Miami FL 7.5 Months to 26.5 Months
Milwaukee WI 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Minneapolis-St. Paul MN 8.5 Months to 16 Months
Montgomery AL 5.5 Months to 16 Months
Mount Laurel NJ 7.5 Months to 14 Months
Nashville TN 9 Months to 15 Months
Newark NJ 10 Months to 18 Months
New Orleans LA 8 Months to 21 Months
New York City NY 12.5 Months to 28 Months
Norfolk VA 7.5 Months to 11 Months
Oakland Park FL 4 Months to 16.5 Months
Oklahoma City OK 6 Months to 9.5 Months
Omaha NE 5 Months to 12.5 Months
Orlando FL 7.5 Months to 13 Months
Philadelphia PA 8 Months to 14.5 Months
Phoenix AZ 6.5 Months to 12 Months
Pittsburgh PA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Portland ME 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Portland OR 7 Months to 12 Months
Providence RI 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Queens NY 10 Months to 15.5 Months
Raleigh NC 4 Months to 7.5 Months
Reno NV 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Sacramento CA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Saint Albans VT 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Saint Louis MO 5.5 Months to 8.5 Months
Salt Lake City UT 7 Months to 16.5 Months
San Antonio TX 6 Months to 9.5 Months
San Bernardino CA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
San Diego CA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
San Fernando Valley CA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
San Francisco CA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
San Jose CA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
San Juan PR 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Santa Ana CA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Seattle WA 11 Months to 19 Months
Spokane WA 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Tampa FL 5 Months to 11 Months
Tucson AZ 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Washington DC 9 Months to 21 Months
West Palm Beach FL 7 Months to 11.5 Months
Wichita KS 7.5 Months to 17 Months
Yakima WA 7.5 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 center Processing time
All application centers 4.5 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 center Processing time
All application centers 7 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 center Processing time
Nebraska Service Center 17 Months to 21.5 Months
Texas Service Center 6 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 type Application center Processing time
Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories California Service Center 4.5 Months to 6 Months
Potomac Service Center 4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center 6 Months to 8 Months
Change of status to H dependents California Service Center 10 Months to 13 Months
Nebraska Service Center 5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Texas Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center 6 Months to 8 Months
Change Status to the J exchange visitor category California Service Center 2.5 Months to 4.5 Months
Potomac Service Center 4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center 6 Months to 8 Months
Change of status to L dependents California Service Center 4.5 Months to 6.5 Months
Nebraska Service Center 5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Texas Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center 6 Months to 8 Months
All other change-of-status applications California Service Center 9 Months to 11.5 Months
Potomac Service Center 4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center 6 Months to 8 Months
Extension of stay for F or M academic or vocational students California Service Center 2.5 Months to 4.5 Months
Potomac Service Center 4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center 6 Months to 8 Months
Extension of stay for H dependents California Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Nebraska Service Center 5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Texas Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center 6 Months to 8 Months
Extension of stay for J exchange visitors California Service Center 2.5 Months to 4.5 Months
Texas Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center 6 Months to 8 Months
Extension of stay for L dependents California Service Center 4 Months to 6 Months
Nebraska Service Center 5.5 Months to 7.5 Months
Texas Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center 6 Months to 8 Months
All other extension applications California Service Center 10 Months to 13 Months
National Benefits Center 2.5 Months to 4.5 Months
Potomac Service Center 4 Months to 6 Months
Texas Service Center 7 Months to 9 Months
Vermont Service Center 6 Months to 8 Months
Extension of stay as T nonimmigrant Vermont Service Center 8.5 Months to 11 Months
Extension of stay as U nonimmigrant Vermont Service Center 5.5 Months to 7.5 Months

 More information about Form I-539.

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