Questions and answers

How do I update my passport details in Ica for PR?

How do I update my passport details in Ica for PR?

To report change in Passport particulars, you will need to: Email to [email protected] with subject title: Change of Passport Particulars for LTVP Holder (FIN No: XXXXXXXXXX); and….Attach the following documents in your email:

  1. Your passport biodata page.
  2. Your Long-Term Visit Pass card.
  3. Your sponsor’s Identity Card.

Can I use re-entry permit as passport?

IMPORTANT! You can also use a re-entry permit as a travel document if you can’t obtain a passport from your home country. Many countries will let you use a re-entry permit like a passport, and will stamp it with their visas and entry and exit stamps.

Does reentry permit affect citizenship?

A reentry permit does not preserve continuous residence for purposes of citizenship. Many people mistakenly believe that a reentry permit not only preserves their green card, but also that any time outside the US with the reentry permit does not count towards their citizenship application.

How long does it take to get a reentry permit in USA?

between 90 days and seven months
How long does it take to obtain a reentry permit? It typically takes USCIS anywhere between 90 days and seven months to make a decision on a reentry permit. For that reason, USCIS says that you should apply well in advance of your travel; at the very latest, 60 days before you depart.

How can I update my passport online?

  1. Register through the Passport Seva Online Portal.
  2. Login to the Passport Seva Online Portal with the registered Login Id.
  3. Click “Apply for Fresh Passport/Re-issue of Passport” link.
  4. Fill in the required details in the form and submit.

How do I contact ICA by email?

You may write to [email protected] for assistance.

How much does a reentry permit cost?

Don’t forget to sign your form.

I am applying for a re-entry permit (Application Type A) and I am: Filing Fee Total
13 or younger $575 $575
14 to 79 $575 $660
80 or older $575 $575

What happens if I stay more than 6 months outside US?

If you are abroad for 6 months or more per year, you risk “abandoning” your green card. This is especially true after multiple prolonged absences or after a prior warning by a CBP officer at the airport.

Can I stay more than 6 months outside US with citizenship?

Generally, you must have 5 years of continuous residence in the U.S. to become eligible for naturalized citizenship. Travel outside the United States can disrupt your continuous residence. You should avoid any trips abroad of 6 months or longer.

Can I apply for reentry permit online?

You can apply online for a visa through the websites of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) ] Dubai. GDRFA of Dubai provides one more website, through which Dubai nationals and residents can apply for entry permit and residence visa for their families.

Do you have to be present to apply for a reentry permit?

The I-131 document is used for multiple types of applications, such as Refugee Travel Documents, so only fill out the portions that are applicable to the reentry permit. The applicant must be physically present in the United States when applying.

How can I transfer my re-entry permit to a new travel document?

If you are a permanent resident with a valid Re-Entry Permit (REP) and have obtained a new travel document, you will need to transfer your REP to the new travel document. You can transfer your REP online using the e-Service. Once you have successfully transferred your REP, you may print it out for your records.

What to do when your re-entry permit expires?

You can’t renew or extend a re-entry permit, so if your current permit is due to expire then you’ll need to return to the United States and apply for a new one. Remember that you must be physically present in the United States when you file Form I-131, and also for your biometrics appointment.

Can a LPR return to the US without a reentry permit?

Without a reentry permit, an LPR who resides out of the U.S. for an extended period of time may lose their status as a lawful permanent resident. For short-term international travel, a reentry permit is not needed. Only a green card and passport would be necessary to return to the United States. Why a Reentry Permit is Necessary