Green Card Renewal/Replacement (Form I-90)

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What is class of admission on Form I-90?

Class of Admission describes the visa category that was used to admit an immigrant to the U.S. as a permanent resident or conditional permanent resident. It can be found on the front of most green cards.

What is date of admission on Form I-90?

Date of Admission is the date that USCIS granted you permanent resident or conditional permanent resident status. You can find it on the front of most green cards.

Where can I find my Alien Registration Number?

Also known as an A-Number, your Alien Registration Number is an 8 or 9 digit number that can be found on a variety of documents from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or the former INS.

Can I work with an expired green card?

Although you can work with an expired green card, it’s extremely difficult to start a new job with an expired green card. As a permanent resident, you may lawfully work in the United States. The problem is that when your green card expires, you can no longer prove your immigration status.

I’ve been living abroad. How do I get a new green card?

Under certain circumstances time abroad could jeopardize your permanent resident status even if your time away has been less than a year. A returning resident visa may be available to some permanent residents with extraordinary situations.

Do green cards expire?

Green cards do expire, and they must be renewed. The modern edition of the green card expires after 10 years. File the green card renewal application if a card is expired or will expire within six months.

Your Green Card Number Explained

Your green card number is a unique 13-number that refers to your immigration case. It's different than your alien registration number (A-Number) or USCIS number. You can find it on your green card.