U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced a change
in filing location instructions and addresses for the Petition for Alien Fiancé(e)
(Form I-129F). The new instructions, dated 6/14/10, are part of an overall
effort to transition the intake of forms from Service Centers to USCIS Lockbox
facilities. Centralizing form and fee intake to a Lockbox environment
allows USCIS to provide customers with more efficient and effective initial
processing of applications/petitions and fees.
Beginning Aug. 3, 2010 all Form I-129F petitions being filed by a U.S. citizen
on behalf of a fiancé(e) or spouse must be submitted to the USCIS
Dallas Lockbox facility.
For U.S. Postal Service:
PO Box 660151
Dallas, TX 75266
For Express mail and courier deliveries:
2501 South State Highway 121 Business
Lewisville, TX 75067
The Vermont and California Service Centers will forward incorrectly filed petitions
to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox for a period of 45 days until Sept. 17, 2010. After
Sept. 17, 2010, petitions and fees submitted at the Service Centers will be
returned to the applicant, with a note advising them of the correct filing
Applicants filing a form at a USCIS Lockbox facility may elect to receive an
e-mail and/or text message notifying them that their petition has been accepted
by completing Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance,
and attaching it to the first page of their application.