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What Is The USCIS?

Here you can learn more about the agency that manages immigration applications and the protection of refugees plus more in the United States. This is what you need to know about US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)!

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US Citizenship and Immigration Services

How to Contact the USCIS

Local Phone

1 (800) 375 – 5283


9am to 5pm

Visa Offices

USCIS field offices do not allow walk-ins. You must have an appointment to visit an office.

Field offices in the US and its territories provide:

  • Interviews for all non-asylum cases
  • Naturalization ceremonies
  • Appointments for information and applicant services that supplement what we provide through our website and by phone 

Here you can use the USCIS office locator!

Additional USCIS Online Services

Check Application Status

Due to COVID-19, the USCIS is experiencing processing delays. We’re prioritizing applications from people who are currently exempt from travel restrictions. Check your application status here!

Check Case Processing Times

it’s important to start your visa application process far enough in advance before making immigration plans. You can do this by staying updated with our US Immigration Processing Times!

Check YOUR application status through the USCIS!

Change Address or Contact Information

It’s important to always have your home address and contact information updated on your visa application status as the IRCC may need to contact you! You can do this online or through a web form

Calculate Your Fees

Want to see how much you will be expected to pay in processing fees? The USCIS has a fee calculator for you!