Where to Apply

Filing a Petition

American citizens living in the Czech Republic are required to file the Form I-130 (PDF – 653kb), Petition for Alien Relative, by mail with the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) in the United States.  Tips for filing from overseas are available on the USCIS website.

For mail deliveries:
P.O. Box 804625
Attn: CSC/I-130/OS
Chicago, IL 60680-4107

For express mail and courier deliveries:
Attn: CSC/I-130/OS
131 South Dearborn – 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517

All lawful permanent residents and American citizens resident in the United States, or with a permanent address in the United States, must file I-130 petitions at the USCIS Service Center having jurisdiction over their place of residence as indicated on the USCIS website.

If you are an American citizen or legal permanent resident living in the Czech Republic and have questions about applying for immigrant visas, please email PragueIVP@state.gov.