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Asylum Office for Massachusetts

Street Address
The Asylum Office that serves your area is the: Boston Asylum Sub-Office of the Newark Asylum Office.

This office is located at:

JFK Federal Building

15 New Sudbury Street, Suite 600

Boston, MA 02203
Mailing Address
The mailing address is:


Boston Sub Office of the Newark Asylum Office

JFK Federal Building

15 New Sudbury Street, Suite 600

Boston, MA 02203

Customer Access Information
Walk-in hours for this office are Fridays from 8:30AM to 12:00 NOON

Public hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM by appointment only.

Public e-mail address is:

The public phone number is: 617-565-9500

The public e-fax number is: 201-531-1877.

For office hours during inclement weather, please call 201-508-6299.


From the North or South, take Interstate 93.

Get off at the State Street exit.

Head West on State Street.

Turn right onto Cambridge Street.

The JFK Federal Building is at the corner of Cambridge Street and Sudbury Street.


The Boston Field Office can be reached using the Mass Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) system. Please visit for information on the closest stops, schedules, and fees.

Parking & Accessibility
PARKING: There is limited parking near the office.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: This office is handicapped accessible.

Service Area
The Newark Asylum Office serves the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont as well as portions of New York and Pennsylvania.

The Boston Sub-Office will be the primary point of service for the following areas within the Newark Asylum Office’s service area: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

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:


Vermont Service Center

75 Lower Welden Street

St. Albans, VT 05479

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 11:09:15 04/02/2018

04-25-2018 09:02 PM CDT