How can I access my green card?

Where can I find my green card information?

The green card number — also known as the receipt number or the permanent resident number — is located on the bottom of the back of the card, in the first line of a long string of 90 characters.

Can I get a copy of my green card?

To replace a lost, stolen, or damaged green card, you need to fill out Form I-90 (officially called the “Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card”), provide supporting documentation, and, if required, pay a filing fee.

Do green cards expire?

Although some Permanent Resident Cards, commonly known as Green Cards, contain no expiration date, most are valid for 10 years. If you have been granted conditional permanent resident status, the card is valid for 2 years. It is important to keep your card up-to-date.

Can I look up my permanent resident card number?

Find A-Number on a Green Card

If you have a permanent resident card (green card), you can find your Alien Registration Number on the front side. (The number is also embedded within the characters on the backside as well.) In the example below, the A-Number is listed as “000-001-001” underneath USCIS#.

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Can I get back into the US without my green card?

You can still travel without it. If you applied for a green card and you were approved, yet you haven’t received your document, traveling is possible as you’re already a permanent resident. Remember that when you entered the U.S., your passport was stamped by the border officer.

Can I see my green card online?

You can still use Case Status Online to track the status of your Green Card. To get the status of your case, you will need the receipt number for your USCIS Immigrant Fee payment. Your receipt number will begin with the letters “IOE.”

What if I forgot my green card at home?

You will need your green card to reenter the US. You should have someone from the US mail it to you.

What do I do if my green card is lost in the mail?

If your green card has been lost in the mail, you will need to apply for a replacement card using Form I-90.

If Your Green Card is Lost in the Mail

  1. USCIS mailed the card over 30 days ago;
  2. It was returned to USCIS as undeliverable; and.
  3. You did not move from the address you provided USCIS.