Online Filing Now Available for Family-Based Green Cards

October 30, 2019 – Washington D.C.: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) today announced that petitioners can now complete and file Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, online. Online filing allows aliens to submit forms electronically, check the status of their case, and receive notices from USCIS.

Form I-130 is the essential form required for almost all family-based green card petitions.

In addition to Form I-130, applicants can also file other USCIS forms online, including:

    • Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card
    • Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative
    • Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status (Form I-539 is the first online application filing that uses USCIS’ eProcessing strategy. Check your eligibility for online filing of this form at
    • Form N-400, Application for Naturalization
    • Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship


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