Green Card Name Change

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Quick Overview

It is vital to keep your proof of permanent residence in the United States current and up-to-date. The Green Card Name Change Guide was developed to help a permanent United States resident (Green Card holder) complete and file his or her own Green Card application without the assistance of an immigration attorney. The application guide contains detailed filing instructions and all the required application forms. Download the Green Card Update Application Guide and submit your application today.
Overview of Contents
  • Overview of the Green Card Name Change Application Process
  • Application Procedures for Green Card Name Change
  • Changing Biographic Data to Your Green Card
  • How to Update Incorrect or Incomplete Data
  • Submitting a Name Change application to the USCIS
  • Inquiring about an Application already Submitted
  • Updating Incorrect or Outdated Information
  • List of Required Documents for Green Card Name Change
  • Application Form Guidelines and Instructions
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • List of USCIS Offices in the United States
  • List of U.S. Embassies and Consulates abroad
  • All required immigration forms are included

Product Description

Who should download the Green Card Name Change Application Guide?

You should download the Green Card name change guide, Green Card Updates Application Guide, if you have recently changed your name due to marriage or any other reason. It is particularly important because a name change requires the Green Card to be replaced and updated. Several documents must be submitted in order to update the name on the Green Card. Other Green Card changes and updates are also possible include:
  1. Lost, Stolen, Mutilated, Destroyed or Ineligible Green Card

  2. Green Card Not Received: If you have already submitted a Green Card application, but did not receive it, there are certain procedures to follow to get a new one issued. The Green Card Replacement Application Guide describes how to request a new Green Card.

  3. To Remove Conditional Residence on Conditional Green Card: If your Green Card was issued less than 2 years ago, it might be a "Conditional Green Card". A conditional residence Green Cards is valid for two years. Individuals holding expired conditional Green Cards are considered “Out of Status” and the USCIS may start removal proceedings (deportation). The Green Card Replacement Application Guide contains filing instructions on how to remove the conditional residence and apply for an unconditional and permanent Green Card.

  4. Change of Address: It is a misdemeanor to willfully fail to provide the USCIS with a written notice of address change within 10 days. Permanent Residents (Green Card holders) are required by law to inform the USCIS of any address change. If you don't need to make any changes to your Green Card, and only need to update your address, please download the Address Change application guide.

  5. Expired Green Card: If your Green Card is expired or is going to expire within 6 months, you should submit your Green Card Renewal application immediately.

  6. Incorrect or Outdated Information: If your Green Card contains incorrect or outdated information.