USCIS Asylum Office, Chicago

Address & Phone Number
Street Address
Chicago Asylum Office
181 W. Madison Street, Suite 3000
Chicago, IL 60602

Mailing Address
Chicago Asylum Office
181 W. Madison Street, Suite 3000
Chicago, IL 60602

The public phone number is: 312-849-5200

Areas served by this office

Chicago Asylum serves a 15 state jurisdiction which includes: Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, and Kentucky.


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Parking, Transit and Accessibility

Public parking is available in the vicinity at approximately $25.00 per day.

Public Transportation

The Chicago Asylum Office is accessible by public transportation including METRA, CTA rail, and bus. The CTA stations that serve the office are Washington stops. Most METRA rail service is available four blocks West on Madison, or four blocks South on Van Buren.

Handicap Accessibility

The building is handicap accessible at the East or West entrances. Those with special needs who are scheduled for an interview are encouraged to contact the office in advance, so any particular needs can be accommodated.

Asylum and Related Forms

Applications for political asylum or other asylum-related benefits are not filed at Asylum Offices. Follow the instructions on the application form you wish to file, and mail your completed application to the appropriate Service Center for initial processing.

Form I-589 "Application for Asylum and Withholding of Removal" should be mailed to:


Nebraska Service Center

P.O. Box 87589

Lincoln, NE 68501-7589.

Case Services

If you believe there is a problem with a case that you filed, you have moved, or you are in need of other services, the National Customer Service Center offers a variety of Case Services for a case that is pending or completed.

You should call the National Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283, during the hours we offer live assistance for information and assistance on Case Services.

Note: Asylum offices do not directly provide Case Services assistance that is related to the status of applications or other associated services.