I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status

Download Instructions for Form I-821

Download Form I-821

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.


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