Supplement A To Form I-539 - Filing Instructions For V Nonimmigrant Status


These instructions are used by persons seeking V nonimmigrant status while in the United States or an extension of V nonimmigrant status. The information required by these instructions must be submitted with Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status.

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Edition Date

04/01/24. Starting June 3, 2024, we will accept only the 04/01/24 edition. Until then, you can also use 05/31/22 and 12/08/21 editions.

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Where To File I-539A

Applicants seeking V nonimmigrant status or an extension of that status should mail their Form I-539, to:

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
P.O. Box 7216
Chicago, IL 60680-7216

For Express mail and courier deliveries:

Attn: VKL
131 South Dearborn-3rd Floor Chicago, IL 60603-5517

Please reference the Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-539.

I-539A Special Instructions

Note on Filing Fee:

Applicants seeking V nonimmigrant status or an extension of that status should pay the application fee required for Form I-539, and, if between the ages of 14 and 79, a biometric service fee of $85. Applicants for extension of stay as a V nonimmigrant should pay only the application fee for Form I-539.

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