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Asylum Office for Virginia

Street Address
The Asylum Office that serves your area is the: Arlington Asylum Office.

This office is located at:

1525 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300

Arlington, VA 20598.
Mailing Address
The mailing address is:


Arlington Asylum Office

1525 Wilson Boulevard

Mailstop 2500

Arlington, VA 20598-2500
Customer Access Information
The public e-mail address for inquiries into affirmative and NACARA asylum cases is:

The public phone number is: 703-235-4100. Due to confidentiality concerns, asylum case status cannot be disclosed over the phone. Instead, applicants may inquire in person during walk-in hours on Wednesdays, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

The public fax number is: 703-812-8455.

To check on the status of Credible Fear and Reasonable Fear determinations, please direct your inquiries to Arlington Asylum Prescreening Center by emailing to or by mail:

USCIS Arlington Asylum Prescreening Center (ZAC)

1525 Wilson Blvd., MS #2455

Arlington, VA 20598

If you need to update your mailing address, you can do so by calling the USCIS Contact Center at 1-800-375-5283 or


Driving directions are as follows:

From DC:

Take Interstate 395 South across the 14th Street Bridge.

Take a right onto Route 110 North.

Follow the sign to Rosslyn which will take you to Wilson Boulevard

From VA:

Take Interstate 395 North to Route-110 North.

Follow the Rosslyn exit onto Wilson Boulevard


Public transportation is available using the Metro’s Orange and Blue lines or using the Transit Authority. There are stops within walking distance from this office.

By Train: Take the Orange or Blue Line Metro Trains to the Rosslyn metro station. The office is located two blocks from this station.

By Bus: Contact the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority at 202-637-7000 for information on bus schedules.
Parking & Accessibility
PARKING: There is parking available in metered spots or in parking lots within walking distance from this office.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: This office is handicapped accessible.

To request special accomodations, please visit
Service Area
This Asylum Office serves the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Residents of Alabama are interviewed by asylum officers who travel periodically to the USCIS Field Office in Montgomery, Alabama. Residents of Georgia and South Carolina are interviewed by asylum officers at the USCIS Field Office in Atlanta, GA.

This office also serves the following counties in the state of Pennsylvania: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Bradford, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland

Asylum and Related Forms
Applications for asylum and related benefits are not filed at Asylum Offices. Follow the instructions on the application form you wish to file, and mail your completed application to the appropriate Service Center for initial processing.

Form I-589 “Application for Asylum and Withholding of Removal” should be mailed to:


Texas Service Center

PO Box 851892

Mesquite, TX 75185-1892

Form I-589 “Application for Asylum and Withholding of Removal” for Unaccompanied Alien Children in Removal Proceedings should be mailed to:


Nebraska Service Center

UAC I-589

P.O. Box 87589

Lincoln, NE 68501

Case Services
If you believe there is a problem with a case that you filed, you have moved, or you are in need of other services, the USCIS Contact Center offers a variety of Case Services for a case that is pending or completed.

You should call the USCIS Contact Center, during the hours we offer live assistance for information and assistance on Case Services.

Please note that the Asylum offices do not directly provide Case Services assistance that is related to the status of applications or other associated services.

This office profile was last updated at 16:00:04 06/27/2018

11-19-2018 06:00 PM CST