The Frankfurt Field Office has jurisdiction over U.S. immigration matters in the following countries: Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, and Belgium.
We are located in Frankfurt Nordend, adjacent to the Hauptfriedhof.
The office is open for appointments on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The office is closed on German and American holidays.
For General inquiries in German or English,
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For specific case inquiries,
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You must have an INFOPASS appointment to see an officer in Frankfurt.
We do not accept walk in appointments unless the situation is an emergency. Normal requests, such as application filings, status inquiries and requests for transportation letters are not considered emergency requests.
Please note that mobile phones or any electronic devices, such as Blackberries, iPods, or PDAs are not allowed within the Consulate. Visitors are strongly advised that they do not bring strollers, large bags, such as backpacks, suitcases or packages to the interview as there are no storage facilities. Applicants who do not follow these instructions will experience considerable delays at the security check point. Walk in appointments are not allowed unless the situation is an emergency. Normal requests, such as application filings, status inquiries and requests for transportation letters are not considered emergency requests. Appointments are available through an online appointment system.
By Subway: From the main train station (Hauptbahnhof), take the ''U'' Bahn U5 to the Giessener Strasse stop. Turn right down Giessener Strasse and the Consulate is on the left.
Parking is extremely limited. Accessibility for individuals with special needs is available.
Fees for applications and petitions are listed on the Forms section of the USCIS website. The fees for all applications and petitions submitted to this office must be paid in Euros or U.S. dollars, money orders, cashier's checks, or Visa/Mastercard/American Express. Personal checks or Eurochecks are not accepted. Please do not send cash.
Immigration forms are available under the Forms section of the USCIS website.
For in-depth information about visas, please check the Visa Services section of the U.S. Department of State website and the Embassy Website.
U.S citizens or U.S. lawful permanent residents, who reside locally in Germany, may file Form I-130 by coming to the office with an INFOPASS appointment or by mail. Normal processing time is 60 to 90 days. Petitions that are commonly filed at the Frankfurt Field Office are for: 1) spouses or children of U.S. citizens, 2) spouses or children of lawful permanent residents in the U.S. military; 3) parents of U.S. citizens.
You may file in Frankfurt if you are:
The filing fee can be paid in U.S. or Euros currency (see the acceptable forms of payment above).
For more information, go to http://germany.usembassy.gov/visa/uscis/i130/
USCIS offices overseas are only authorized to process applications for naturalization for active duty military members and certain eligible family members. Please note that N-400 applications for military members and spouse should not be filed directly with the Frankfurt USCIS office. See the Citizenship section of the USCIS Website for Naturalization eligibility criteria and the proper filing procedures.
The Frankfurt Field Office does not issue Humanitarian Parole. Individuals must apply for Humanitarian Parole by submitting their applications to:
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Instructions on how to file an application for Humanitarian Parole are located on Form I-131.
The Frankfurt Field Office does not issue or extend Re-Entry Permits. Instructions on how to obtain or replace a Re-Entry Permit are found in the How Do I Get A Travel Document section of the USCIS website.
The USCIS Field Office in Frankfurt does not issue transportation letters for immigrants with lost or stolen permanent residence cards. Persons in such situations must contact the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Frankfurt at firstname.lastname@example.org, in order to receive instructions on how to apply for a transportation letter with CBP