When you have been allowed a U.S visa, you will be qualified to get a Green Card. The Green Card gives you consent to remain in the U.S for all time and work as a legal individual. In the event that you have a Green Card, you are a Legal Permanent Resident (LPR). The individuals who are getting their Green Card through marriage or venture will have a Conditional Permanent Residence (Conditional Green Card) and would then be able to apply for the lasting one.
When you get a Green Card, it will be legitimate for a long time. Following 10 years you will have a terminated Green Card and will require another one. In any case, how would you do that?
This article will explain the process of renewing or replacing your green card.
Complete Form I-90, Application to Renew your Permanent Green Card. The I-90 form has directions on the best way to finish it. You should adhere to these guidelines since mix-ups will lead USCIS to deny your application. For instance, you should pick the right motivation behind why you are applying for Green Card Renewal. There are 17 recorded reasons so you need to pick the right ones. The reason you pick will reveal to you which documents you need to submit.
Numerous individuals wonder on the expense of renewing a Green Card. The expense is set by USCIS and before you present your documents, you should pay the Green Card renewal charges listed. The primary expense is the Form I-90 charge which is $455 and the biometrics administration expense (if pertinent) is $85.
So altogether, it will cost you around $540 to renew your Green Card. You can pay these charges online through a substantial Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover card. On the off chance that you don't lean toward online installments, you can pay through cash request or check, however USCIS does not acknowledge cash. After USCIS gets the installment, you will get a receipt as verification.
If your are renewing your green card, you should give just a duplicate of your present Green Card. In the event that you are replacing it, you should attach:
- a duplicate of the stolen or harmed card;
- a duplicate of substantial government provided ID, for example, an identification, military ID, or driver's permit.
On the off chance that USCIS has committed an error on your Green Card, you should attach:
- the first Green Card;
- a duplicate of your birth or marriage authentication with right data.
At long last, on the off chance that you have changed your name or other data, you should give:
- a court decision request;
- a duplicate of your new birth or marriage certificate.
If you are replacing or renewing due to different reasons, check the Form I-90 directions for more details.
Green Card Processing Times may take a while. This is because at some random time, USCIS has numerous applications pending for replacement or renewal of the Green Card. That is the reason you should apply for a restoration of the Green Card a couple of months before it lapses so you don't remain in the U.S with a terminated Green Card