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USCIS Processing Time Information

 

Average Processing Time for All USCIS Offices

How To Use The Chart

The chart below shows the average processing times in days for all forms.

 
Historical Average Processing Time as of September 30, 2016
Form Title Classification or Basis for Filing FY16 FY15 FY14
I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Non-Immigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 93 94 47
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker Blanket L 84 24 26
I-129 Petition for a Non-Immigrant Worker E - Treaty traders and investors 24 32 41
I-129 Petition for a Non-Immigrant Worker E3 141 N/A N/A
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker H-1B - Specialty occupation - Visa to be issued abroad 131 93 41
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker H-1B - Specialty occupation - Change of status in the U.S. 131 93 41
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker H-1B - Specialty occupation - Extension of stay in the U.S. 187 44 38
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker H-2A - Temporary workers 1 4 0
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker H-2B - Other temporary workers 8 7 1
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker H-3 - Temporary trainees 20 11 17
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker L - Intracompany transfers 88 24 25
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker O - Extraordinary ability 37 8 3
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker P - Athletes, artists, and entertainers 37 8 3
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker Q - Cultural exchange visitors and exchange visitors participating in the Irish Peace process 28 11 17
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker R - Religious occupation 94 60 70
I-129 Petition for A Non-Immigrant Worker TN - North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) professional 55 30 25
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-1/K-2 - Not yet married - fiance and/or dependent child 150 148 112
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-3/K-4 - Already married - spouse and/or dependent child 150 143 151
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filing for a spouse or child under 21 150 189 187
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 152 127 163
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 450 326 462
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 490 327 463
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 771 605 563
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister 928 710 668
I-131 Application for Travel Document Refugee or aslyee applying for a refugee travel document. 82 81 82
I-131 Application for Travel Document Permanent resident applying for a re-entry permit. 82 81 82
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) dependent applying for advance parole. 84 82 83
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) principal applying for advance parole. 84 82 83
I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole 83 72 62
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Extraordinary ability. 162 125 209
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Outstanding professor or researcher. 140 112 191
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Multinational executive or manager. 164 119 202
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability. 126 113 199
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Skilled worker or professional. 124 112 203
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Unskilled worker. 125 111 196
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degrees or exceptional ability requesting a National Interest Waiver. 180 129 197
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Schedule A Nurses 130 111 193
I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal Readmission after deportation or removal. 132 146 138
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant All other special immigrants 138 124 132
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). 151 88 141
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Religious workers 174 110 127
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications 255 144 115
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Family Based 206 205 169
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA). 120 94 90
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Indochinese Adjustment Act. 120 88 86
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act (NACARA). 120 85 86
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on grant of asylum more than 1 year ago. 151 115 129
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on refugee admission more than 1 year ago. 160 122 92
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Indochinese Adjustment Act. 163 114 N/A
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act (NACARA). 166 139 N/A
I-526 Immigrant Petition By Alien Entrepreneur For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States. 478 418 430
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Non-Immigrant Status Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories 110 68 163
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Non-Immigrant Status Change of status to H or L dependents 149 53 163
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Non-Immigrant Status Change Status to the J exchange visitor category 141 67 163
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Non-Immigrant Status All other change of status applications 114 61 163
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Non-Immigrant Status Extension of Stay for F or M academic or vocational students 107 67 163
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Non-Immigrant Status Extension of stay for H and L dependents 150 53 163
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Non-Immigrant Status Extension of Stay for J exchange visitors 100 67 163
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Non-Immigrant Status All other extension applications 94 81 140
I-600 Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative U.S. citizen filing to adopt an orphan 20 47 0
I-600A Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition U.S. citizen who plans to adopt a foreign-born child 20 44 7
I-601 Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility 93 81 96
I-601A Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility 132 60 N/A
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution 126 43 52
I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition Petition for accompanying family members of a refugee or an asylee. 144 122 134
I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (spouses of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents 230 182 138
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on an approved asylum application [(a)(5)]. 45 45 71
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] 60 53 53
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] 21 20 16
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] 68 58 50
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] 99 86 123
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] 97 73 113
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on I821-D DACA 91 70 56
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization 86 74 53
I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program. 161 326 308
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador extension 141 94 126
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador initial or late filing 141 94 126
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua extension 110 59 112
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua initial or late filing 110 59 112
I-821D Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals DACA Initial 158 131 108
I-821D Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals DACA Renewal 103 104 N/A
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition 105 152 94
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors). 573 386 327
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) based on PL107-273. N/A N/A 1385
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement. 183 163 220
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card 10-year renewal. 183 163 168
I-90A Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement for Special Agricultural Workers (SAW). N/A N/A 212
N-400 Application for Naturalization Application for Naturalization 169 170 161
N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document Replacement of naturalization or citizenship certificate. 224 224 158
N-600 Application for Certification of Citizenship Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship. 192 189 189
N-643 Application for Certification of Citizenship on Behalf of an Adopted Child Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship on behalf of an adopted child. N/A N/A 155
I-914 Application for T Non-immigrant Status Provide temporary immigration benefits to an alien who is a victim of trafficking in persons, and immediate family 186 177 131
I-918 Petition for U Non-immigrant Status Provide temporary immigration benefits to an alien who is a victim of qualifying criminal activity, and their qualifying family 704 395 380
I-924 Application For Regional Center Under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program I924 - Application For Regional Center Under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program 293 345 252
 
 

Last Updated: December 22, 2016