Forms and Fees

Deferred Action Forms

What forms do I need to fill out for the Deferred Action Application?

The Deferred Action Application includes several USCIS-generated forms that must be filled out correctly.

  1. Form I-821D Instructions for Deferred Action Application - Download this PDF to read the instructions for filing your application for consideration for Deferred Action.
  2. Form I-821D Consideration for Deferred Action - This is the actual application for consideration.
  3. Form I-765 Employment Authorization - Download this form to apply for Employment Authorization along with consideration for Deferred Action.
  4. Form I-765WS Worsheet
  5. Form G-1145 E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance - Downloading and filling out this form will enable USCIS to send updates on your case to your mobile form.

Completely fill out all these forms. Then, file them with your documents.

Where to File:

 I live in …   U.S.Postal Service   USPS Express Mail/Courier
Arizona, California USCIS Phoenix Lockbox FacilityUSCIS
P.O. Box20700
Phoenix, AZ 85036-0700
 USCIS Phoenix Lockbox Facility USCIS
Attn: DACA
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ  85034
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Guam, Hawaii,
Idaho, Iowa,Kansas, Louisiana,Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi,
Montana, North Dakota,Nebraska, New Mexico,Oklahoma,
Puerto Rico,Saipan,South Dakota,Tennessee, Texas, Utah,
U.S. Virgin Islands,or Wyoming.
 USCIS Dallas Lockbox FacilityUSCIS
P.O. Box 660045
Dallas, TX 75266-0045
USCIS Dallas Lockbox FacilityUSCIS
2501 S. State Hwy.121, Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX  75067
Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia,
Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts,
Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina,
New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon,
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina,
Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin,
or West Virginia.
 USCIS Chicago Lockbox FacilityUSCIS
P.O. Box 5757
Chicago, IL 60680-5757
USCIS Chicago Lockbox FacilityUSCIS
Attn: DACA
131 S. Dearborn – 3rdFloor
Chicago, IL  60603-5517


The total fee for forms I-821D, I-765 and the I-765WS is $465. This fee includes a $380 form fee for the I-765 and an $85 biometric services fee.

Please Note: Filing an application with USCIS is not as simple as it seems, here’s why.

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