How to Change Your Mailing Address with USCIS Hassle-Free

Change Mailing Address How to Change Your Mailing Address with USCIS Hassle-Free

How to Change Your Mailing Address with USCIS Hassle-Free

One of the most important things to do when you move houses is to change your mailing address. This ensures that all your mail will be sent to your new address, and you won't have to worry about missing any important letters or packages. But with a lot going on, you may forget to change your mailing address when you move, which can lead to many problems, like missing out on important mail and ending up with a pile of junk mail at your old address.

Unfortunately, changing mail is not as straightforward as many would like it. If it's your first time, you may have to figure out how to change your mailing address with USCIS, then proceed to do it correctly. This can be stressful, especially when you couple it with all that goes into moving. Luckily, there's an easy way to avoid this problem. DoNotPay can help you change your mailing address in just a few clicks.

How Much Time Do You Have to File a Change of Address With USPS?

Ideally, you should file a change of address with the United States Postal Service (USPS) as soon as you know you're moving. This will help ensure your mail is forwarded to your new address quickly. However, the recommended time is within 2 weeks of your moving. While at it, notify government agencies, financial services, memberships, online services, people and animal care, utilities, and anyone else who sends you mail.

How Much Does it Cost to File a Change of Address?

It costs $1.10 to file a change of address online with the USPS. You'll need a debit or credit card and a valid email address. The $1.10 charge to your card is an ID verification fee to prevent fraud and ensure you're the one making the change.

How to Change Mailing Address With USCIS Yourself

If you're moving, you'll need to update your address with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This process can be a bit tiresome, as you'll need to file and submit error-free forms to the USCIS.

There are two ways you can change your address with USCIS:

  1. Online, through your existing USCIS online account.
  2. Filing Form AR-11 online using the Change of Address page.
USCIS Online AccountYou'll first need to create an account to change your address this way. Once you're logged in, you'll be able to complete and submit the form electronically.
Change of AddressAlternatively, you can complete Form AR-11, Alien's Change of Address Card. This will update your address on all pending requests, petitions, or applications that you include on the form. If you use the change of address page, you don't need to mail Form AR-11.

Next Steps For How to Change Mailing Address With USCIS If You Can't Do it Yourself

If you're uncomfortable changing your mailing address with the USCIS, DoNotPay can help. We'll file the necessary forms on your behalf and update your address with the USCIS for you. We can also help you change your address with other government agencies, like the IRS, Social Security Administration, and more.

How to Change Mailing Address With USCIS Using DoNotPay

Changing the address with USCIS doesn't have to be a hassle. With DoNotPay, you can update your address with the USCIS in just a few clicks. DoNotPay is the easiest way to update your address with the USCIS. We'll file Form AR-11 on your behalf and update your address with the USCIS for you. All you need to do is:

  1. Tell us the new address and when you want to start forwarding your mail. 
  2. Tell us who is moving (is it just you, your family, or your business). 
  3. Select whether it's a temporary move or permanent. 
  4. Add the option to extend your mail forwarding period beyond 12 months (you can get your mail delivered from your old address for up to 2.5 years) 
  5. And that's it! DoNotPay will take care of the rest on your behalf. You should receive a confirmation email from USPS after your request is completed. 

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