I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status
Purpose of Form :
To apply for a temporary immigration status granted to eligible nationals of designated countries.
Number of Pages :
Form 6; Instructions 3.
Edition Date :
11/23/10; (10/17/07 edition also accepted)
Where to File :
The filing address for your Form I-821 may vary depending on your country. Please see the related link “Temporary Protected Status” on the right of this page for more details.
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.
Filing Fee :
$50 for first time applicants. There is no application fee for re-registration. An $85 per person fee for biometric services may be required.
Special Instructions :
Please consult the “Paying Fees” section of your local office or Service Center page to learn which forms of payment are accepted. Acceptable forms of payment may vary by office.