Can I apply for reentry permit outside US?

January 19, 2020 Off By idswater

Can I apply for reentry permit outside US?

Can I file my Form I-131 to get a reentry permit while I am outside the United States? No. You cannot file a Form I-131 to obtain a reentry permit unless you are physically present in the United States when you file the form. We recommend that you file Form I-131 while you are in the United States.

Can I go back to my country with a green card?

If you are a lawful permanent resident (green card holder), you may leave the U.S. multiple times and reenter, as long as you do not intend to stay outside the U.S. for 1 year or more. Therefore, if you are outside of the U.S. longer than the date the permit was issued, you may be denied entry into the U.S.

How long can a person with green card stay out of the country?

As a permanent resident or conditional permanent resident you can travel outside the United States for up to 6 months without losing your green card.

Do you need a reentry permit if you have a green card?

(This is also known as a Permanent Resident Card or Form I-551.) If you believe you’ll be staying outside the United States for a year or more, you should get a reentry permit before leaving. See Reentry Permit Process for U.S. Permanent Residents.

Can a green card holder stay outside the United States?

If you intend to stay outside the United States for a year or more you will need a Reentry Permit. You apply for the Reentry Permit on Form I-131 Application for Travel Document. You can’t apply for a Reentry Permit while outside the U.S. so make sure you get your I-131 submitted before you leave the country.

Do you have to present your green card when you return to the US?

You will, in fact, be expected to present your valid, unexpired green card upon reentry to the United States. (This is also known as a Permanent Resident Card or Form I-551.)

Can a conditional resident get a reentry permit?

Further, a conditional resident may apply for and be issued a reentry permit, just like any other lawful permanent resident. However, the permit may not be valid beyond the date on which the conditional resident’s status will expire. Finally, a reentry permit cannot be extended.

(This is also known as a Permanent Resident Card or Form I-551.) If you believe you’ll be staying outside the United States for a year or more, you should get a reentry permit before leaving. See Reentry Permit Process for U.S. Permanent Residents.

If you intend to stay outside the United States for a year or more you will need a Reentry Permit. You apply for the Reentry Permit on Form I-131 Application for Travel Document. You can’t apply for a Reentry Permit while outside the U.S. so make sure you get your I-131 submitted before you leave the country.

Do you need a green card to come back to the US?

If you have been away for more than one year, you will also need either a Reentry Permit or (if you have been away for two years or more) a Returning Resident Visa to reenter the United States.

Is there any flexibility for green card holders?

If you have remained outside the United States for more than one year (or beyond the validity period of a re-entry permit), you may be eligible for returning Resident Immigrant visa at the U.S consulate abroad. Unfortunately, the Returning Resident visa is not automatically granted.