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

This office is located at:

75 Hawthorne Street, 7th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94105

Mailing Address
The mailing address is:


San Francisco Asylum Office

PO Box 77530

San Francisco, CA 94107

Customer Access Information
The office is open to drop off documents on Mondays from 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM and Fridays from 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon.

Business hours for this office are Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM TO 4:00 PM and Fridays from 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon.

(The office is closed from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM, Tuesday through Thursday)

For case inquiries:

For interview reschedule requests:

For APSO inquiries:

The public phone number is: 415-575-1300

The public fax number is: 415-575-1393
From the South Bay:

Take 101 North to Interstate-80.

Exit Bryant Street to the left onto 2nd Street.

Take a left onto Howard Street.

Turn left onto Hawthorne.

From the East Bay:

Take Interstate-80 West.

Take the Exit to Fremont Street in San Francisco.

Take a left onto Howard Street.

Turn left onto Hawthorne Street.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:Public Transportation is available using the Bay Area Rapid Transit (Bart).

Parking & Accessibility
PARKING: Public parking is available in parking lots near the office. The costs vary.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: This office is handicapped accessible.
Service Area
This Asylum Office serves the following states: Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

The office serves the following counties in the state of California: Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yolo, Yuba.

The office serves the following counties in the state of Nevada: Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storey, Wash, White Pine.

Asylum and Related Forms
Applications for political asylum or other asylum-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:


Nebraska Service Center

P.O. Box 87589

Lincoln, NE 68501-7589.

Case Services
Due to confidentiality concerns, asylum case status cannot be provided over the phone. Instead, applicants may come to the Inquiry/“Walk-in” days noted in the “Customer Access Information” section above.

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

This office profile was last updated at 10:04:24 09/04/2018

11-12-2018 01:49 PM CST