Monday, October 16, 2023


USCIS announced on 10/12/2023 that they have launched the Enterprise Change of Address (E-COA) self-service tool This tool will allow foreign nationals to update their address with USCIS through their USCIS online account.

USCIS requires any foreign national in the US in nonimmigrant status or legal permanent resident status to update their address within 10 days of moving, regardless of whether they have a pending case with USCIS. In cases where there is a pending case, it is especially important to update the mailing address to ensure critical documents are received.

To update your address using the E-COA service, you must do the following:

    1)   Create a USCIS online account if you do not have one here.

    2)   Log in and select the “Change of Address” option at the top of the webpage and start the 4-step application to update your address:

a. Step 1 – Enter your full legal name and date of birth;

b. Step 2 -- Enter your current physical address. Answer whether the physical address is the same as the mailing address, if the mailing address is different, you must enter that here as well;

c. Step 3 – Enter your A-number if any. You can find this number on receipt or approval notices for certain case types associated with green card petitions (i.e., I-140s, I-485s, I-765s) as well as on EADs and Green Cards. Lastly, enter receipt numbers for any pending cases; and,

d. Step 4 – carefully review the information and submit.

Once the request is submitted, your physical and mailing address will be updated with USCIS for all pending cases.

At this time, the E-COA service is not available for foreign nationals applying for certain immigration benefits associated with the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), T nonimmigrant status, or U nonimmigrant status. For a full list of the categories that are ineligible for address updates through E-COA, please refer to USCIS’s website here.

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