How do I replace my temporary green card?

How do I replace my temporary green card?

Prepare and File Form I-90 For lost green card replacement, you’ll need to file Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, and a $540 filing fee with USCIS. You may download the application directly from and prepare it on your own.

How much does it cost to replace a lost green card?

The USCIS charges $455 as a filing fee for Form I-90, which you must fill out to replace a stolen or lost green card. There is also a biometrics fee of $85. It usually takes about four or five months to replace a stolen or lost green card.

What happens to my green card if I misplaced it?

Application Status A lost green card refers to a card (which one has misplaced) that serves as tangible and legal proof of your right to live and work in America. A common alternate name for a green card is a permanent resident card.

What to do if you lose your green card abroad?

The I-90 form can only be filed from within the United States, so if you’re traveling abroad, you’ll need to wait until you return home before requesting a replacement green card. Because you need your green card to reenter the United States, you’ll have to take some extra steps if your green card gets lost or stolen while you’re traveling.

What do I need to fill out to replace my green card?

You need to fill out Form I-90, which is called the Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, to replace your stolen or lost green card. Ensure that you pay close attention to the instructions when filling out Form I-90.

How Much Does It Cost to Replace Your Green Card? The standard green card replacement fee is $455, plus $85 for biometric services, for a total of $540. Some applicants do not have to pay or must pay only the biometrics fee. (See our guide to Form I-90 to determine if or how much you must pay, as well as how and where to pay if required.)

How do you replace a stolen green card?

To replace a lost, stolen, or damaged green card, you need to fill out Form I-90 (officially called the “Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card”), provide supporting documentation, and, if required, pay a filing fee. There are other reasons you might need to replace your green card.

How long does it take to replace a green card?

The average processing time to replace a lost or stolen green card is 6-9.5 months, as of November 11, 2020. (Processing times change regularly. For the latest wait-time estimate, please visit the USCIS website .)