Instructions for I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card
Copies. Unless specifically required that an original
document be filed with an application or petition, an ordinary legible photocopy may be submitted. Original documents submitted when not required will remain a part of the record. submitted toUSCIS must be accompanied by a full English language translation which the translator has certified as complete and accurate, and by the translator's certification that he or she is competent to translate from the foreign language into English.
OMB No. 1615-0082; Expires 08/31/2012
What Is the Purpose of This Form?
This form is used by permanent residents to apply for a replacement or renewalof their existing Permanent Resident Cards. This form may also be used by conditional permanent residents to apply for a replacement of an existing Permanent Resident Card; however, conditional permanent residents must not use this form to apply for an extension of their status (see NOTE below). NOTE: Conditional permanent residents who obtained such status through marriage or entrepreneurship andwish to petition to remove the conditions on their residence must not use Form I-90. To remove these conditions, follow these instructions: 1. If you became a conditional resident through marriage to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, file Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence; or 2. If you became a conditional resident based on a financial investment in a U.S. business, fileForm I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions.
Translations. Any document containing foreign language
How Do I Complete Form I-90?
Provide all information requested by typing or clearly printing in black ink.
Part 1. Information About You
1. Your Current Legal Name - List your full and complete current legal name. 2. Has your name legally changed since the issuance of yourPermanent Resident Card? - Check the appropriate box. If your name has changed since the issuance of your Permanent Resident Card, proceed to the next question. Submit a copy of the original court order reflecting your name or a copy of your original marriage certificate, divorce decree, birth certificate, adoption decree, passport or applicable court documents, etc. A legal name change documentssubmitted as evidence of a name change must have been registered with the proper civil authority. If your name has not changed since the issuance of your Permanent Resident Card, skip the next question. If you never previously received your Permanent Resident Card, skip the next question. 3. Your name exactly as reflected on your Permanent Resident Card - List your full and complete name as itappears exactly on your Permanent Resident Card, if your name has changed since the issuance of your Permanent Resident Card. 4. U.S. Mailing Address - List your complete U.S. mailing address. You may list a valid residence, APO, C/O, or commercial address in the United States. If your mailing address is Puerto Rico and it contains an urbanization name, list the urbanization name in the C/O line.Form I-90 Instructions (Rev. 08/10/09)N
Answer all questions on this form by typing or clearly printing in black ink. If an answer is "none," write "NONE." Each application must be properly signed and accompanied by the appropriate fee. (See "What is the Filing Fee?" on Page 5 of these instructions.) A photocopy of a signed application is not acceptable. If you are under 14years of age, your parent or guardian may sign the application on your behalf.
Evidence. You must submit all required initial evidence
along with all the supporting documentation with your application at the time of filing. If you are electronically filing this application, you must follow the instructions provided on the USCIS Web site, www.uscis.gov.
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