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My Case Status

Expect a 30-45-day delay between when your application or petition is filed and when your information is available in Case Status Online, depending on the volume of applications USCIS receives.

Your Current Case Status

Acceptance Initial Review Request for Evidence Request for Evidence Response Review Testing and Interview Decision Post Decision Activity Oath Ceremony Card/ Document Production

To view the status of a case, please enter the corresponding application receipt number.  The 13-character application receipt number can be found on application notices you have received from the USCIS.  It begins with three letters such as (EAC, WAC, LIN, or SRC).  Dashes ("-") should be omitted when entering a receipt number.  However, all other characters, including asterisks ("*"), can be included if listed on your notice as part of the receipt number.

Listed above are the possible steps an application or petition may go through during processing. Not every application or petition will spend time in each of these steps. Once you enter your receipt number you will see the steps that will always be required for that particular application or petition. The step in the process where your case is currently located will be highlighted. Other steps will appear if your case requires that particular step.

You can register for automatic case status updates by email and text message by creating an account.
To submit a service request for an inquiry for an application please click e-Request .

Processing Times

View national volumes and trends for all applications

USCIS Privacy Act Statement

Case Status Online

Authority: The information requested by My Case Status is collected pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, Public Law 82-414, as amended.

Purpose: The primary purpose for collecting your case receipt number is to provide you with a status update and estimated processing times for a pending immigration benefit application or petition.

Routine Uses: The information may be used by and disclosed to DHS personnel and contractors or other agents who need the information to assist in activities related to providing status information on a pending immigration benefit application or petition. Additionally, DHS may share the information with law enforcement or other government agencies as necessary to respond to potential or actual threats to national security pursuant to the agency's published Privacy Policy and the routine uses outlined in the Benefits Information System system of records notice, DHS-USCIS-007, September 29, 2008 73 FR 56596.

Disclosure: The information you provide is voluntary. However, failure to provide the requested information may prevent USCIS from providing a status update on your pending case.

OMB control no. 1615-0080

Expiration date 6-30-2012