I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker

Download Form I-140

Download I-140 Instructions

Purpose of Form :

To petition for an alien worker to become a permanent resident in the United States. This form is filed on behalf of an alien, and not by the alien.

Number of Pages :

Form 5; Instructions 9.

Edition Date :

11/23/10; (06/14/10; 01/06/10 editions also accepted)

Where to File :

You may be eligible to file this form electronically. Please see the related link “File My Application Online (E-Filing)” for more information.

Please see the “Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien

Worker” link under “Related Links,” on the upper right corner of this page, or the Form I-140 instructions available at the top of the page, for specific information on where to file your Form I-140. If you are filing at a lockbox, important filing tips, as well as additional information on fees and customer service, are listed on our Lockbox Filing Tips webpage.

E-Notification:  If you want to receive an e-mail and/or a text message that your Form I-140 has been accepted at a USCIS Lockbox facility, complete Form G-1145, E

Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance and clip it to the first page of your application.  Form G-1145 can be downloaded through the link above.

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