USCIS Processing Times

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) processes various immigration applications and petitions, with processing times varying by type and service center.

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) processes many immigration-related applications and petitions. The processing times vary depending on the type of application or petition and which USCIS service center handles it.

Individuals may check processing times at the official USCIS website at Here is how you can find the processing times:

  1. Go to the USCIS website:
  2. Look for the "Check Processing Times" option or a similar link.
  3. Select the appropriate form or service center that corresponds to your application or petition.
  4. To find the correct Service Center, look at the first three letters of the receipt number for your case and match them to the three letters in parentheses below.
  5. USCIS will display the current processing time range from the receipt date for the or petition type you selected.

Be aware that processing times are subject to change based on numerous factors, such as volumes and current government staffing levels. Individuals that find their application outside the normal processing time range may contact USCIS directly to inquire about the status of the case or seek assistance from a qualified immigration attorney.

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