When completing Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, the applicant must follow the designated filing locations, pay the correct fees, and attend the biometric services appointment.
The proper filing location for Form I-751 varies depending on the applicant’s place of residence. Applicants should consult the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website or the latest Form I-751 instructions to ascertain the appropriate mailing address. Failure to send the petition to the correct address may result in delays or rejection.
As of the knowledge cutoff date, the fee for Form I-751 must be paid at the time of filing. The amount is subject to change, so applicants should verify the current cost on the USCIS website. Payment methods accepted include checks, money orders, and credit cards. If paying by check or money order, it should be made payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security.”
After filing, USCIS will schedule the applicant for biometric services at a local Application Support Center (ASC). The applicant will provide fingerprints, photographs, and possibly a signature. This step is mandatory for completing the background check and cannot be waived. Non-attendance can result in the petition’s delay or denial.