Update to Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition, New Edition Dated 11/01/17

Purpose of Form

Use this form to request further action on a previously approved application or petition.

Number of Pages

Form 7; instructions 10.

Edition Date

11/01/17. Starting 04/23/2018, we will only accept the 11/01/17 edition.  Until then, you can use the 12/23/16 edition. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

Where to File

For applicants filing with USCIS:

  • File this form with the correct USCIS Lockbox facility. You can find a complete list of filing addresses on our website. Exception: If you are filing Form I-824 with another USCIS form, mail your Form I-824 according to the filing instructions of the other form.
  • Read important filing tips, and additional information on our Lockbox Filing Tips webpage.
  • We will not process Form I-824 if your petition or application is still pending or has been denied.
  • Do not use this form to verify the status of a pending petition or application.

For applicants filing with CBP:

  • File this form at a designated CBP land border port of entry, a CBP preclearance office listed at cbp.gov, or it mail to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Admissibility Review Office, at the address specified on the CBP website.

Filing Tips for Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition

Complete all sections of the form. We will reject the form if these fields are missing:

  • Part 3 – Other Information
    • Receipt Number (on Form I-797, Notice of Action)

Don’t forget to sign your form! We will reject any unsigned form.

Filing Fee

Special Instructions

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