17-Month Extension Assembling the Application package

Application Package

  • G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance (Optional) Provided by ISSO
  • Two passport photos
  • Check for $380, made payable to Department of Homeland Security (Print I-94 number at top. Staple your check in the middle; keep the photos at the left hand top corner.)
  • Original I-765
  • Copy of OPT Extension I-20, pages 1 and 3
  • Copy of passport ID page showing picture and expiration date
  • Copy of I-94, front and back
  • Copy of visa showing expiry date (F-1)
  • Copy of current EAD
  • Copy of your diploma or UT Dallas transcript showing degree conferred
  • Copy of your job offer letter

Mailing the Application

According to the USCIS website, the application mailing address is determined by the address listed on the I-765.
Mail to the Dallas Lockbox if your I-765 address is to one of these states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, U.S Virgin Islands or West Virginia.
Mail to the Phoenix Lockbox if your I-765 address is to any other U.S. state.

Dallas Lockbox
U.S. Post Office - USCIS
P.O. Box 660867
Dallas, TX 75266

Courier deliveries - USCIS
Attn: AOS
2501 S. State Hwy 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

Phoenix Lockbox
U.S Post Office - USCIS
P.O Box 21281
Phoenix, AZ 85036

Courier deliveries - USCIS
Attn: AOS
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034

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