Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker – Effective April 2, 2007

Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker


Form I-129 Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker

Effective April 2, 2007

This
chart provides the direct filing addresses for Form I-129, which become
effective on April 2, 2007.  Please note the filing addresses below and
the filing exceptions for certain classifications.

If

And

Mail Form I-129 to

You are the petitioning employer

The beneficiary will work temporarily in:

 

Alaska,
Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana,
Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada,
North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin
or Wyoming.

For Regular processing

 

H-1B Cap Cases:

 

USCIS

California Service Center

ATTN: H-1B Cap

P.O. Box 10129

Laguna Niguel, CA 92607-1012

 

U.S. Masters Cap Cases:

 

USCIS

California Service Center

ATTN: H-1B U.S. Masters Cap

P.O. Box 10129

Laguna Niguel, CA  92607-1012

 

H-1B Extensions:

 

USCIS

California Service Center

ATTN: H-1B Extensions

P.O. Box 10129

Laguna Niguel, CA  92607-1012

 

All other I-129 Cases:

 

USCIS

California Service Center

ATTN: I-129

P.O. Box 10129

Laguna Niguel, CA 92607-1012

 

Courier Address for All I-129s:

 

USCIS

California Service Center

24000 Avila Road

2nd Floor, Room 2312

Laguna Niguel, CA  92677

(Please note the type of I-129 in the attention line)

 

For Premium Processing

 

Form I-907/I-129 Regular Mailing Address:

 

Premium Processing Service

USCIS

California Service Center

P.O. Box 10825

Laguna Niguel, CA 92607

(Please note the type of I-129 in the attention line)

 

 

Form I-907/I-129 Courier Mail Address:

 

Premium Processing Service

USCIS

California Service Center

24000 Avila Road

2nd Floor, Room 2312

Laguna Niguel, CA  92677

(Please note the type of I-129 in the attention line)

 

 

 

Form I-907/I-129 E-Mail Address:

CSC-Premium.Processing@dhs.gov

 

 

The beneficiary will work temporarily in:

 

Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia,Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,Mississippi, New Hampshire,New Jersey, New Mexico, New York,North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, or West Virginia.

For Regular processing

 

H-1B Cap Cases:

 

USCIS

Vermont Service Center

ATTN: H-1B Cap

1A Lemnah Drive

St. Albans. VT 05479-0001

 

H-1B U.S. Masters Cap Cases:

 

USCIS

Vermont Service Center

ATTN: H-1B U.S. Masters Cap

1A Lemnah Drive

St. Albans. VT 05479-0001

 

All other I-129 Cases:

 

USCIS

Vermont Service Center

ATTN: I-129

75 Lower Weldon Street

St. Albans, VT 05479-0001

 

For Premium Processing

Form I-907/I-129 Mailing Address and Courier Address:

 

H-1B Cap Cases:

 

Premium Processing Service

USCIS

Vermont Service Center

ATTN: H-1B Cap

30 Houghton Street

St. Albans. VT 05478-2399

 

H-1B U.S. Master Cap Cases:

 

Premium Processing Service

USCIS

Vermont Service Center

ATTN: U.S. Masters Cap

30 Houghton Street

St. Albans. VT 05478-2399

 

All other I-129 Cases:

 

Premium Processing Service

USCIS

Vermont Service Center

ATTN: I-129

30 Houghton Street

St. Albans. VT 05478-2399

 

 

 

Form I-907/I129 E-mail address:

 

VSC-Premium.Processing @dhs.gov

 

 

Exceptions

·         Form I-129 Filed for Temporary Employment or Training in More Than One Location: 
When the temporary employment or training will be in different
locations, the state where your company or organization is located will
determine to which Service Center you should send your Form I-129
package.  For example, if the beneficiary will work in Arizona and
Texas, and your company is located in New York, file Form I-129 with
the Vermont Service Center.

 

·         H-1C Classification for Nurses: Mail the I-129 package to the Vermont Service Center, regardless of where the temporary H-1C nurse will be employed.

 

·         R Classification for Temporary Religious Workers:  Mail the I-129 package to the California Service Center, regardless of where the temporary religious worker will be employed.

 

·         Major League Sports: 
Mail the I-129 package to the Vermont Service Center, regardless of
place of temporary employment.  This covers major league athletes,
minor league sports and any affiliates associated with the major
leagues in baseball, hockey, soccer, basketball, and football.  Support
personnel includes coaches, trainers, broadcasters, referees, linesmen,
umpires, and interpreters.

 

·         Change of Status or Extension of Stay Under Certain Free Trade Agreements: 
Mail Form I-129 to the Vermont Service Center, regardless of the place
of temporary employment, if Form I-129 is filed to request a change of
status or extension of stay under one of the Free Trade Agreements
listed below.  

 

o        Change of Status to TN or TN Extension under Trade NAFTA for Nationals of Canada or Mexico.

 

o        Change of Status to H-1B1 or Extension of H-1B1 Stay for Nationals of Singapore and Chile.

 

o        Change of Status to E-3 or Extension of E-3 Stay for Nationals of Australia.  

 

§         Initial Classification Under Certain Free Trade Agreements: DO NOT use Form I-129 to apply for initial classification under one of the Free Trade Agreements listed below.  

 

o      Initial TN Classification for Nationals of Mexico (outside the United States): 
To obtain more information on the application process for initial TN
classification, please visit the U.S. Department of State’s TN Visa
website. [add link here]   

 

o        Initial TN Classification for Nationals of Canada (outside the United States: 8 CFR 214.6 [add link] for information on applying for initial TN admission at a U.S. port of entry. Please see

 

o        Initial H-1B1 Classification Under the Singapore/Chile Free Trade Agreement: 
To obtain more information on applying for initial H-1B1
classification, please visit the U.S. Department of State’s website.  [add link here].

 

o        Initial E-3 Classification Under the Australian Free Trade Agreement:  To obtain more information on applying for initial E-3 classification, please visit the U.S. Department of State’s website.  [add link here].

 

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