USCIS Form I-824

USCIS Form I-824USCIS Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition

Request Action on an Approved Application/Petition

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USCIS Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition

  • used to request a duplicate approval notice
  • used to notify a new U.S. consulate (different than originally requested) about the approval of a nonimmigrant visa petition
  • used to notify a new port of entry (different than originally requested) about an approval of a waiver application
  • used to notify a U.S. consulate that you adjusted status to permanent resident in the U.S. so that your spouse and/or children can join you
  • used to request USCIS to send your approved immigrant visa petition to National Visa Center
  • used to notify U.S. State Department that you have become a U.S. citizen

You can request a duplicate approval notice for I-797 by filing USCIS Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition. You can also use Form I-824 if your I-797 was mailed from USCIS but you never received it.

No. You may only use I-824 to request action on an application or petition before its expiration.

The USCIS Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition is also available directly from USCIS.