Understanding Your USCIS NOTICES
NOTICE TYPE: Indicates what type of notice they are sending you. This section may also include the type of application that was received.
NOTICE DATE: The date that USCIS created the notice.
RECEIPT NUMBER: this is the number assigned to your case.
USCIS OFFICE ADDRESS: This section identifies the specific USCIS processing your applications. This information is usually found in the lower left corner of the notice. Sometimes it’s found in the TOP HEADER and the USCIS service center is abbreviated such as; NBC.
In order to obtain your case status it is important to identify the following information to obtain an update.
- TYPE OF APPLICATION
- RECEIPT NUMBER
- Field Office or Service Center
Director of the Department