I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence

These are the basic steps required to file JOINTLY as a married couple. These steps should be followed as a guideline and not as specific requirements for any given case. Every case is unique and this does not address that uniqueness.

  • Form I-751 (422 KB PDF)
  • Instructions for Form I-751 (260 KB PDF)

Purpose of Form

For a conditional resident who obtained status through marriage to apply to remove the conditions on his or her residence.

Number of Pages

Form 5; Instructions 7.

Edition Date

04/11/13. A new edition of this form is coming soon. In the meantime, customers may file using the 04/11/13 edition. No previous editions were accepted.

Where to File

Applicants must file Form I-751 at the USCIS California Service Center or the USCIS Vermont Service Center, depending on where they live.

If you live in Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, file with the California Service Center at:

USCIS California Service Center
P.O. Box 10751
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607-1075

If you live in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, and West Virginia, file with the Vermont Service Center at:

USCIS Vermont Service Center
75 Lower Welden Street
P.O. Box 200
St. Albans, VT 05479-0001

Filing Fee

$505. (Add $85 biometric fee for a total of $590, where applicable. See the form instructions for payment details.)

Special Instructions

Note on Filing Fee: Please include the base petition fee plus the $85 biometric services fee for all conditional resident applicants. Each conditional resident child listed under Part 4 of this form who is a dependent seeking to remove their conditional status, is required to submit an additional biometric services fee of $85, regardless of age.

Do not send Change of Address Requests to the USCIS Lockbox facilities.

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