A large number of clients have been waiting for USCIS decision on their cases as USCIS is taking time longer than usual due to pandemic. Whether you are immigrating to US through employment route or family based route, you have to wait very long time for your green card application to be approved. USCIS agency has already said that they are facing a huge backlog of pending applications.
What types of USCIS case can be tracked?
It is highly advisable to be aware of the status of your application. You can check status of your h1b visa applications, transfer of your visa, application for extension in visa, application for green card either employment bases or family based, EAD, advance parole, AOS, I-485 and I-140. Employees in USA can also check the status of their case through this tool available online.
Required documents for USCIS status tracking:
To check your status online, all you need to have a receipt number and it will be good enough to go. Whenever you submit USCIS application, you receive a “notice of action”, form I-797 which have a receipt number. You can use this receipt number to track your application.
Generally, a receipt number of 13 characters unique identifier which is always unique for each application or petition that USCIS receives. It can be found on notice of action. It is always a combination of three characters like EAC, WAC, LIN, SRC, NBC, MSC and 10 digits. You should keep this number safe because you need to use it any time you want to follow up your application. Your receipt number may have some “-” or “*” symbols. You can include “*” to track your application but you have to omit dashes.
How to track USCIS case status online ?
- First of all , open status tracking tool by clicking here.
- Enter your receipt number as it is printed on Notice of Action, do not include dashes.
- Click “Check Status” button.
- The online system will show the current status of your visa application.
US Citizenship Application Status online:
US immigration have online tool where you can check status of your US citizenship application. Whether you submitted your application online or at services center, you can use this tool. You have to have your receipt number. follow these steps to check US citizenship application:
- Access online tracking tool by clicking here.
- Enter your receipt number.
- Click “Check Status”.
In this way, you can check status of your US citizenship application.
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