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

Form I-824 Summary
Purpose This form will be used to request a duplicate approval notice, to request approval notice to another U.S. Consulate; and to request notice to a U.S. Consulate for derivative visas to family members.
Size 3 Pages + Instructions
Edition Date 09/30/13. No previous editions accepted.
Where to File File this form with a USCIS Lockbox facility. See chart of filing locations by clicking on the “Related Link” in the upper right corner of this page.

If you are filing form I-824 with another USCIS form, mail your applications according to the filing instructions of the other form.

Note: USCIS will not process Form I-824 if your petition or application has been denied or has not yet been approved.

This form must not be used to verify the status of a pending petition or application.
Filing Fee $405
Special InstructionsBe sure to fill in your receipt number on Form I-824, in Part 3, Additional Information, question 1.

Checks must be made payable to Department of Homeland Security or U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
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