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How to check your immigration case status and find processing times

If you filed an immigration application or petition with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), you can check the progress of your case’s status online or by phone. And learn how long it may take to process it.

Check your immigration case status

Online: Use the case status online tool to check for updates about your immigration case. You will need your 13-character receipt number from your application or petition.

Check your immigration case status

By phone: If you are calling from the U.S., contact the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283 or TTY 1-800-767-1833. If you are outside the U.S., call 212-620-3418 or contact a USCIS international field office.

Check immigration case processing times

Even if you have not filed an application with USCIS, you can still find out how long processing may take by using USCIS’ case processing time tool. When you use the tool, you will need to select:

  • The form and form category you have filed or intend to file
  • The USCIS office handling your case

LAST UPDATED: December 8, 2023


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