A permanent resident with a lost, stolen, or destroyed green card or reentry permit while outside the United States, may need to file Form I-131A to obtain travel authorization (travel document).
Before you fill out Form I-131A, Application for Travel Document (Carrier Documentation), make sure you're eligible to file. Using CitizenPath's attorney-reviewed software can help you prepare Form I-131A quickly and accurately.
The fee for Form I-131A, Application for Travel Document (Carrier Documentation), is $575. There is no biometric services fee. Check USCIS for the most current fees or use CitizenPath to get step-by-step filing instructions.
In most cases, you won't have to file Form I-131A if you have an expired green outside the United States. Most US-bound carriers will honor an expired green card. However, there are exceptions.