Texas Service Center - Information, Filing Tips, etc.

Director:
David Roark

Service Area:
The Texas Service Center accepts and processes certain applications and petitions from individuals residing in the following states:
Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, and West Virginia.

Applications for asylum (Form I-589) may require filing at a different Service Center than indicated above; please check the instructions for Form I-589 to determine where you should file your application.

Direct Mail Cases We Accept:

  1. Forms I-131, Applications for Travel Document (Re-entry Permit or Refugee Travel Document only), are filed with the Nebraska Service Center.
  2. Forms I-360, Self-Petitions filed by Battered Spouse or Child petitions are filed at Vermont Service Center.
  3. Forms I-360 for G-4 International Organization Officers, Employees, and their family members are filed at the Nebraska Service Center effective 2/23/04
  4. Forms I-485 for those individuals filed concurrently with an I-360 are also filed Only at the Nebraska Service Center effective 2/23/04
  5. Forms I-485, Refugee/Asylee/Haitian applications are filed with the Nebraska Service Center.

Texas Service Center Direct Mail Address by Application:

I-90 "B" and "D":
USCIS TSC
ATTN: I-90 "b" or "d"
P.O. Box 851983
Mesquite, TX 75185-1983

I-129 (Except I-129F):
Vermont ServiceCenter

I-129F, I-212, I-612, I-751, I-817 Family Services:
USCIS TSC
P.O. Box 850965
Mesquite, TX 751185-0965

I-130 Petitioners who reside in AK, AZ, CA, CO, Guam, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MS, MT, NE, NV, ND, OH OR, SD, UT, WA WI, or WY must file their stand-alone Form I-130s with the Lockbox using the following address:
USCIS
PO Box 804625
Chicago, IL 60680-4107

I-130 Petitioners who reside in AL, AR, CT, DL, FL, GA, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OK, PA, Puerto Rico, RI, SC, TN, TX, VT, VA, U.S. Virgin Islands, WV, or District of Columbia must file their stand-alone Form I-130s with the Lockbox using the following address:
USCIS
PO Box 804616
Chicago, IL 60680-4107

I-212:
Submit the application to the Local Office having jurisdiction over the place you reside

I-129F:
California Service Center or Vermont Service Center (Depending on jurisdiction)

I-131, I-102, Legalization, Residents:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 851182
Mesquite, TX 75185-1182

I-131 E-Filed – Supporting Documentation:
USCIS TSC
ATTN: E-Filed I-131
PO Box 852685
Mesquite, TX 75185-2685

I-140 E-Filed – Supporting Documentation:
USCIS TSC
ATTN: E-Filed I-140
PO Box 851391
Mesquite, TX 75185-1391

I-360, I-526, I-829:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 852135
Mesquite, TX 75185-2135

I-140/I-485 Concurrent Filing:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 852135
Mesquite, TX 75185-2135

Premium Processing:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 279030
Dallas, TX 75227-9030

I-485:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 851804
Mesquite, TX 75185-1804

I-181, I-865 Adjustment:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 851804
Mesquite, TX 75185-1804

I-539:
California Service Center or Vermont Service Center (Depending on jurisdiction)

I-539 E-Filed – Supporting Documentation:
California Service Center or Vermont Service Center (Depending on jurisdiction)

I-589, FD258:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 851892
Mesquite, TX 75185-1892

I-730:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 852824
Mesquite, TX 75185-1892

I-765:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 851041
Mesquite, TX 75185-1041

I-765 E-Filed – Supporting Documentation:
USCIS TSC
ATTN: E-Filed I-765
PO Box 852401
Mesquite, TX 75185-2401

I-824:
USCIS/TSC
PO Box 851182
Mesquite, TX 75185-1182

N-400 Naturalization:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 851204
Mesquite, TX 75185-1204

RFE/I-72 Returns, All Naturalization:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 852381
Mesquite, TX 75185- 2381

Motions and Appeals:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 852841
Mesquite, TX 75185-2841

Address and Attorney Change Notification:
USCIS TSC
P.O. Box 850891
Mesquite, TX 75185-0891

General Correspondence:
USCIS TSC
PO Box 851488
Mesquite, TX 75185-1488

Courier Delivery:
USCIS TSC
4141 St. Augustine Rd.
Dallas, TX 75227

Note: Use the box number for the principal application if more than one application is concurrently submitted. For example, if an I-485 is submitted with an I-131, and I-765, the application should be mailed to the P.O. Box number for the I-485 application. If you are submitting Form I-485, Form I-131 and/or Form I-765 with your Form I-140, please send the entire package to the P.O. Box listed for concurrent filings for Form I-140. With exceptions noted above, separate P.O. Box numbers and Zip codes are required for the different form types.

Contact:

Assistant Chief
Internal Security and Investigative Operations
USCIS, 111 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Ste 7000, Washington, DC 20529

General Expedite Procedures:
Please call customer service at 1-800-375-5283 to discuss the criteria for consideration of a request to expedite a case. AILA members must process their requests through one of the AILA Liaison Co Chairs.

Cases that are not clearly approvable will not be expedited. Requests to expedite petitions or applications that are incomplete will not be granted. All supporting documents not in English must include a certified translation. See "Documents Not in English" on our National Service Center page. There is no appeal of the denial of an expedite request. Please see our USCIS Expedite Criteria guidance.

Fee Waivers:
Fee waivers are given at the sole discretion of the Center Director and may be granted or denied on a case-by-case basis. Please direct requests to the Center Director's attention and include all relevant information with each request. Decisions will be based solely on the supporting documents submitted

Processing Dates:
Processing time varies by case type. The projected processing time is included on each receipt notice (Form I-797) sent to applicants and petitioners.

Supplemental Information:
Notices for additional information or clarification mailed from the Service Center will contain a colored cover sheet to be used in responding to the notice. In all cases, responses to a notice must include the colored copy of the notice on top of the response to ensure that the response is directed for review in a priority manner.

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