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Green Card Renewal

Is it time for a green card renewal? Do you know when your green card is going to expire?

Take out your card and check it now – it tells you the expiration date. Has it already expired or will it expire in the next six months? This card is proof of your identity and your legal immigration status.

If your green card expires, it will no longer be valid.  

What does it mean if your card expires? For example, if you are applying for a job, an expired green card will not be accepted as your proof of work authorization. To demonstrate your eligibility to work in the U.S. and prove your immigration status, you will need a valid green card.

Whether your card is expired, expiring in the next six months, or is valid for a few more years — we’re here to help you renew your green card.

Step 1:  Begin your green card renewal 

Renew your green card today if it is expired or will expire within the next six months.

Typically, green cards are valid for 10 years from their date of issue. If you have plenty of time before your card expires, check out the information below and plan to renew your card when the time comes.

*If your green card was only authorized for 2 years, you are not eligible to use form I-90 to renew it. Please see our information on the I-751 – Application to Remove Conditions on your Green Card

Step 2:  File form I-90

To renew your green card, you must file the I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card form with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Road to Status’s software makes it easy to prepare your petition and gather the evidence (personal information) you need to support your request to renew your green card. USCIS charges a $455 filing fee to submit the I-90 form.

Step 3:  Follow-up with USCIS

Once USCIS has received your application, they will send you a notice for a biometrics appointment where they will take your photo and fingerprints. The biometric exam costs $85.

If USCIS determines that additional information is needed, you may also receive a Request for Evidence. In some cases, USCIS may request an interview with you before your application is approved.

And You’re Done!

Once your application is approved, your new green card will be mailed to you. It usually takes about six months after submitting your application to USCIS to receive your new green card.

Start your green card renewal application with Road to Status’s step-by-step guide today!

We believe in our software so much that we have a 100% fee reimbursement guarantee that USCIS will accept your application when you prepare it through Road to Status.


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