Can I get a fee waiver for green card renewal?
Yes. USCIS will waive the filing fee for certain applications, including form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, if you can prove an “inability to pay” the fee. To apply for a fee waiver, file USCIS form I-912, Request for Fee Waiver, with your application.
What documents do I need for green card renewal?
To renew your green card, provide a copy of your current permanent resident card. To replace your green card because it was lost, stolen, destroyed or mutilated, provide a copy of your current green card, passport, driver’s license, military ID or other government-issued ID.
Can I be deported if my green card expires?
You can only be deported from the U.S. if your lawful permanent residency status is no longer valid. You will only lose your lawful permanent residency status if you abandon your status or become a U.S. citizen. So, the answer is no, you will not be deported from the U.S. just because your green card expired.
Can I travel if my green card expires in 6 months?
Whether your Green Card expires in 6 months or 6 days, you shouldn’t have any issues re-entering the United States as long as you haven’t done anything that would make you inadmissible (e.g. committing certain crimes or violating the terms of your immigration status).
Can I renew my green card 10 months before it expires?
Permanent residents with a 10-year green card generally should apply for renewal immediately if their card is already expired or within 6 months before it’s set to expire. (Don’t apply too early, though — if you do, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) may deny your application and keep your payment.)
How long does it take to renew 2 year green card?
It currently takes approximately 10-12 months to renew or replace a green card. However, it is possible to get temporary proof of permanent resident status for travel abroad, employment and other purposes.