USCIS Updates Filing Addresses for H-1B Petitions (August 30, 2019)

As of August 30, USCIS has updated the direct filing addresses for all cap-exempt H-1B petitions (extension of stay, change of status, concurrent employment, change of employer, and amendment petitions). Petitioners filing H-1B petitions should be aware of the changes before filing any petition that have now come effective. Addresses changes as of August 30, 2019:

California Service Center Filings

File Form I-129 with the CSC if the petitioner’s primary office is located in:

  • Alabama

  • Alaska

  • Arizona

  • Arkansas

  • California

  • Colorado

  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)

  • Hawaii

  • Kentucky

  • Louisiana

  • Mississippi

  • Nevada

  • New Mexico

  • Oregon

  • Tennessee

  • Utah

  • Washington

  • Armed Forces Europe

  • Armed Forces Pacific

Vermont Service Center Filings

File Form I-129 with the VSC if the petitioner’s primary office is located in:

  • Connecticut

  • Delaware

  • District of Columbia

  • Florida

  • Maine

  • Maryland

  • Massachusetts

  • New Hampshire

  • Pennsylvania

  • Puerto Rico

  • Rhode Island

  • U.S. Virgin Islands

  • Vermont

  • West Virginia

Texas Service Center Filings

File Form I-129 with the TSC if the petitioner’s primary office is located in:

  • Georgia

  • Texas

Nebraska Service Center Filings

File Form I-129 with the NSC if the petitioner’s primary office is located in:

  • Idaho

  • Illinois

  • Indiana

  • Iowa

  • Kansas

  • Michigan

  • Minnesota

  • Missouri

  • Montana

  • Nebraska

  • New Jersey

  • New York

  • North Carolina

  • North Dakota

  • Ohio

  • Oklahoma

  • South Carolina

  • South Dakota

  • Virginia

  • Wisconsin

  • Wyoming

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