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

Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition, is used to file for a duplicate approval notice (also known as Form I-797, Notice of Action).

Form I-797, Notice of Action, is the document issued when an application or petition to the USCIS has been approved.

The Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition is used by immigrants who need an additional copy of their notice of action for immigration purposes or otherwise.

Who is eligible to file Form I-824?

The applicants or petitioners of approved USCIS applications or petitions can file Form I-824 to receive a duplicate copy of their Notice of Action.

The USCIS may require that you attach supporting documents to your application based on the application or petition that you had approved.

How long does it take for the USCIS to process Form I-824?

The USCIS California Service center estimates that it may take three months or more for Form I-824 to be processed.

How much does filing Form I-824 cost?

The total cost of filing Form I-824 with application assistance is $565.

  • Application preparation fee: $160
  • USCIS filing fee: $465