I-698, Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of the INA)

Use this form to apply for adjustment to permanent resident status under the amnesty program provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).

Number of Pages

Form 9; instructions 8.

Edition Date

04/28/19. Starting 07/12/19, we will only accept the 04/28/19 edition. Until then, you can use the 03/03/17 and 12/23/16 editions. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

Where to File

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
P.O. Box 805887
Chicago, IL 60680-4120

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:
USCIS
Attn: I-698
131 South Dearborn – 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

Filing Tips for Form I-698, Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of the INA)

Complete all sections of the form. We will reject the form if these fields are missing:

  • Part 1 – Information About You
    • Family Name
    • U.S. Mailing Address
    • Date of Birth
    • Place of Birth

We recommend reading our Lockbox filing tips.

Don’t forget to sign your form!  We will reject and return any unsigned form.

Filing Fee

$1,670. (An $85 per applicant fee for biometrics may be required unless you are under 14 years old or over 79.) You may pay the fee with a money order, personal check, or cashier’s check.  When filing at a USCIS Lockbox facility, you may also pay by credit card using Form G-1450, Authorization for Credit Card Transactions. If you pay by check, you must make your check payable to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Please note that service centers are not able to process credit card payments. 

When you send a payment, you agree to pay for a government service. Filing and biometric service fees are final and non-refundable, regardless of any action we take on your application, petition, or request, or if you withdraw your request. Use our Fee Calculator to help determine your fee.

Special Instructions

E-Notification: If you want to receive an e-mail and/or a text message that we received your Form I-698, complete Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance, and clip it to the first page of your application.

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