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

This office is located at:

1200 Wall Street West, Fourth Floor

Lyndhurst, NJ 07071.
Mailing Address
The mailing address is:


Newark Asylum Office

1200 Wall Street West, Fourth Floor

Lyndhurst, NJ 07071.
Customer Access Information
The public e-mail address is:

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

The public phone number is: 201-508-6100.

Walk-in hours for this office are Friday from 7:30AM to 3:00PM.

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

Please note that due to confidentiality concerns, asylum case-specific inquiries must be made by:

• Calling the USCIS Contact Center at 1-800-375-5283;

• Submitted electronically at

• Directly addressed to the asylum office in writing; or

• Advanced in person during public walk-in hours.


Driving directions are as follows:

From the Garden State Parkway:

Take the Garden State Parkway North to Exit 153A for Route 3 East.

Continue on Route 3 East.

Take the exit for 17 South Lyndhurst (Service Road).

After you exit you will be on Polito Avenue. Proceed to the second traffic light and take a left onto Wall Street West.

Continue to 1200 Wall Street West.

From the New Jersey Turnpike:

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 16W.

Get on Route 3 West.

Take the exit for Route 17 South.

Continue on Route 17 South to the first traffic light (Quality Inn and Marriott Courtyard are on the corner).

Take a left onto Polito Avenue.

Go to the first traffic light and take a left onto Wall Street West.

The office is located in the third building on the right at 1200 Wall Street West.


Public Transportation is readily accessible from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.

By Bus: Take the New Jersey Transit’s bus number 191 or 192 or take the De Camp bus’ route numbers 32, 44, or 99. For more information on current bus schedules contact the New Jersey Transit or the De Camp bus lines.

By Train: Path service can be taken from Manhattan to the Harrison stop, and then you can take a taxi from the Harrison stop. The cost of these services is approximately $12 to $15.

Path service can also be taken from Hoboken to the Kingsland stop in Lyndhurst or to the Rutherford train station. From either of those stops take the New Jersey Transit bus number 76L to the vicinity of the park. The New Jersey Transit bus number 76P provides service to the

Corporate Park during rush hours and bus number 76L has a stop within one mile of the facility. A schedule for bus number 76P has been provided. Bus number 76L runs on a twenty-minute to half-hour schedule during non-rush hours.
Parking & Accessibility
PARKING: There is free parking in the area of the office.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: This office is handicapped accessible.
Service Area
This Asylum Office serves the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

This office serves the following counties in the state of New York: Albany, Allegany, Bronx, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesse, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, New York (Manhattan), Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saint Lawrence, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wyoming, Yates.

This office also serves the following counties in the state of Pennsylvania: Adams, Berks, Bucks, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming, York.
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
For questions on the status of your case or if you believe there is a problem with your case, you should call the USCIS Contact Center at 1-800-375-5283 or submit an inquiry electronically at

Updates to mailing addresses can be made by visiting: or calling the USCIS Contact Center at 1-800-375-5283.

Reschedule requests must be made in person or in writing and directly addressed to the asylum office.

For current information on how the scheduling of affirmative asylum interviews are prioritized and which affirmative asylum cases are currently being scheduled, please visit:

This office profile was last updated at 16:04:54 06/27/2018

12-13-2018 04:40 AM CST