Q:

How long does it take to replace a green card?

A:

After finishing the application for a replacement green card, it typically takes approximately two to six months to arrive in the mail. The time frame varies by case.

The form used to file for a replacement green card is USCIS Form I-90, and there is a $365 fee for filing the form, as of 2014. A biometrics appointment is required after filing the I-90. A local immigration field office can place an I-551 stamp on a passport, which acts as temporary proof of U.S. residency while waiting for a green card. If a green card is lost outside the United States, the traveler must visit the nearest U.S. Embassy and Consulate instead of filing the I-90.


Is this answer helpful?

Similar Questions

  • Q:

    How can you check the status of a green card?

    A:

    Individuals waiting for a U.S. green card may check the status through the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website. The agency notes that applicants can get online updates of where they are in the process, from application through production of the card.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you apply for a green card?

    A:

    According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services official website, a person applies for a green card through one of four main categories: family, job, refugee or miscellaneous. Applications can be found and filed online at the Immigration Services website. Additionally, all applicants, excepting immediate family members, must wait for a visa to become available prior to travel even after approval is granted.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How long does USPS Priority Mail take?

    A:

    According to the United States Postal Service, priority mail takes 1 to 3 days to arrive at its destination. The length of time varies due to the distance based on the shipping point and the receiving point.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How long does Priority Mail take?

    A:

    Priority Mail takes anywhere from one to three business days to arrive at its final destination. The estimated delivery date is based upon origin, destination, and the time of day that the United States Postal Service receives the original mail.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore