FORM I-131

Application For Travel Document


This form is used to apply for a Travel Document, reentry permit, refugee travel document or advance parole.

To apply for a re-entry permit, refugee travel document or advance parole travel document, to include parole into the U.S. for humanitarian reasons.

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Filing Fee

Paper Filing Online Filing
$630 $580

Edition Date

04/01/24 Starting June 3, 2024, we will accept only the 04/01/24 edition. Until then, you can also use the 06/06/23 E edition.

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Where To File I-131

Please check the Filing Addresses for Form I-131 for information on where to mail your application.

If you are applying for an Advance Parole Document, you may be eligible to file this form online. You may not file online if your application is based on an approved request for consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals (Form I-821D).

I-131 Special Instructions

Note: If you are filing Form I-131 Application Type B or D, you filed a Form I-485 on/after July 30, 2007, with a fee, and the Form I-485 is still pending, then no additional fee is due for Form I-131.

I am applying for…
A re-entry permit (Application Type A) and I am: Form Fee Biometric Services Total
13 or younger $360 $0 $360
14-79 $360  $85 $445
80 or older $360  $0 $360
A refugee travel document (Application Types B and C) and I am:
16 or younger $135 $0 $135
16 or older $165  $0 $165
An advance parole document (Application Types D, E, and F):
Advance Parole – Type D (pending I-Form I-485; pending Form I-821; or approved Form I-821D) $360  $0 $360
Advance Parole – Type E (humanitarian parole) $360  $0 $360
Advance Parole – Type F (humanitarian parole) $360  $0 $360

If mailing using U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

P.O. Box 5757
Chicago, IL 60680-5757

If mailing using express Mail or courier delivery:

ATTN: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
131 S. Dearborn – 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

For additional information about travel outside the United States and filing for advance parole, read Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Travel Documents.

Effective November 26, 2008, all petitioners filing the I-360 petitions for special immigrant religious workers are required to submit the Employer Attestation contained in the Form I-360. If applicable, the petitioner is also required to submit the Religious Denomination Certification contained in the Form I-360. Please refer to the form’s instructions for further details.

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