The appointment itself takes most people 15 to 30 minutes. Remember the people assisting you at your biometrics appointment do not have any information about your case at the uscis.
To reschedule your appointment please make a copy of your appointment notice for your records then mail only the original appointment notice to.
How long it takes to get fingerprint appointment for citizenship. You ll receive an appointment letter form i 797c officially called the notice of action from uscis specifying when and where your fingerprints photos and signature will be collected. After we accept your application we will notify you if we need to take your biometrics. Eventually you get set for an interview.
Once the fbi check is cleared the uscis will schedule you for an interview. Do not mail any other document with your original appointment notice. The biometrics appointment also known as a biometrics screening is generally a short and easy appointment 15 30 minutes.
Fingerprints photo and signature. The notice will provide you the date time and location of the appointment. Uscis typically schedules the required biometrics appointment about one month after they receive your u s.
Generally the whole process will only take about 15 to 20 minutes but you might have to wait a little beforehand for your turn. Biometrics processing unit bpu alexandria asc 8850 richmond hwy suite 100 alexandria va 22309 1586. We will send you an appointment notice if we need biometrics.
Typically what happens when you file for naturalization is you get a biometrics appointment about 2 weeks after your case has been received and then they do a background check. These will be used to verify your identity. Individuals who must still appear in person at an asc will receive a new appointment letter in the mail.
Uscis recommends that you attend the biometrics appointment at the application support center that has been scheduled for you. Most interviews are taking about 5 or 6 months to get scheduled. You will have your fingerprints and photo taken and will be asked to sign your name.
Your appointment notice will tell you what you need to take to the appointment. The biometrics appointment also known as a biometrics screening is generally a short appointment approximately 30 minutes so that uscis can collect your fingerprints photograph and signature. If the location of this asc is not convenient for you some applicants have been able to reschedule the appointment at an alternative asc.
The uscis will send you an interview notice in the mail that will specify the date time and place of interview. Here uscis will collect your fingerprints photograph and digital signature to confirm your identity and perform background and security checks. If you do not receive an appointment notice or notification of biometrics reuse by mail within 90 days of your asc reopening call 800 375 5283.
Appear at the location at the scheduled date and time on the appointment notice. Generally the fingerprints are considered good for at least 15 months. Wait for the uscis to schedule your interview.