INSTRUCTIONS: APPLICATION TO REPLACE PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD (Form I-90)
Resident permanent aliens are required to have a green card certifying their status. This card expires every 10 years and must be renewed. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) division of the Department of Homeland Security processes requests for replacements of expired or missing cards or who otherwise requires replacement of an existing document. This form is not for the use of those in the United States on a conditional basis to extend their status. The document can be obtained from the USCIS website.
Application To Replace Permanent Resident Card Step 1: Indicate whether you are a permanent resident, a permanent resident with "commuter" status, or a "conditional permanent resident" seeking a replacement of that residency card.
Application To Replace Permanent Resident Card Step 2: Indicate the reason you are seeking a replacement of your card next to the appropriate. Theft of the card, its imminent expiration within six months and other applicable reasons are listed.
Application To Replace Permanent Resident Card Step 3: Under "Processing Information," list your parents' names, the city and embassy or USCIS office where your visa was submitted and approved, and whether you have ever been ordered to be removed from the United States. If you indicate that you have ever faced legal problems in the United States, a page is included with the form for you to provide a detailed explanation of the circumstances. If you first entered the country as an immigrant, indicate where and when you were admitted.
Application To Replace Permanent Resident Card Step 4: If you are requesting accommodation for disability, indicate the type of disability and assistance you need. For example, those unable to travel because of medical care may be visited by a USCIS official to help them complete the applicable forms.
Application To Replace Permanent Resident Card Step 5: Sign and date the form. Include your daytime telephone number.
Application To Replace Permanent Resident Card Step 6: If you are preparing the form on behalf of another person, sign and date the form below them. Attorneys or formal legal representatives must include a completed form G-28 along with this application.
Application To Replace Permanent Resident Card Step 7: Submit the form either in paper form or via email to USCIS at the address indicated in their instructions.