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US Immigration Services Launches Online Form for Green Card Renewal

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Bahamas, July 28, 2017 – Nassau – The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service has made the process of applying for the renewal of a green card easier for citizens in the Caribbean and around the world, by launching an online form.

The new form allows lawful permanent residents who file the online Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, without assistance from an attorney or accredited representative. Applicants can file their form and upload evidence entirely on a mobile device. The redesign of the online Form I-90 also allows lawful permanent residents to navigate the site more easily, making the process of renewing or replacing Green Cards more convenient.

New-mobile responsive design

The new mobile-responsive design provides an intuitive method for answering questions, navigating through sections, and uploading evidence on a mobile device. Instructions for filing Form I-90 require providing certain evidence, such as a copy of government-issued identification.

Filing using mobile device

Applicants filing through a mobile device, can now take a photo of the evidence and upload it directly from their mobile devices. The redesigned online form also provides a more personalized experience, as users are directed to answer only those questions specific to their case.

No policy change

There are no substantive changes to the policy or content of the form, and the online version has parity with the questions and content on the paper form.

Applicants can access the online Form I-90 through myUSCIS by creating a USCIS online account at myaccount.uscis.dhs.gov/. There is no cost to set up the account. This offers a variety of features including the ability to track the status of an application and to communicate with USCIS through a secure inbox.

Customers who wish to file Form I-90 with the assistance of an attorney or accredited representative will continue to use the previous version of the online Form I-90.

Additional information about Form I-90, including guidance on the application process, is available at uscis.gov/i-90.

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