United States Citizenship and Immigration Service

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is extending the flexibilities it announced on March 30, 2020, to assist applicants, petitioners and requestors who are responding to certain:

  • Requests for Evidence;
  • Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14);
  • Notices of Intent to Deny;
  • Notices of Intent to Revoke;
  • Notices of Intent to Rescind;
  • Notices of Intent to Terminate regional centers; and
  • Motions to Reopen an N-400 Pursuant to 8 CFR 335.5, Receipt of Derogatory Information After Grant.

In addition, USCIS will consider a Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion, or Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA), if:

  • The form was filed up to 60 calendar days from the issuance of a decision we made; and
  • We made that decision anytime from March 1, 2020, through Jan. 15, 2022

Notice/Request/Decision Issuance Date:

This flexibility applies to​ the above documents if the issuance date listed on the request, notice or decision is between​ March 1, 2020, and Jan. 15, 2022, inclusive.

Response Due Date:

USCIS will consider a response to the above requests and notices received within 60 calendar days​ after the response due date set​ in the request or notice before taking any action. Additionally, we will consider a Form N-336 or Form I-290B received up to 60 calendar days from the date of the decision before we take any action.

Please visit uscis.gov/coronavirus for USCIS updates.

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