COS/Reinstatement Application Review Service

Department of Homeland Security, USCIS, “suggest you file at least 45 days before your stay expires or as soon as you determine your need to change or extend status.” Furthermore, please note that gathering required docs and completing required forms can take several weeks. Therefore, you should start preparing as soon as you have decided to change or extend status.

All documents and forms must have the pdf file extensions to be uploaded. For letters, it can have pdf, rtf, doc, and docx file extensions. To upload multiple documents and forms, press and hold the Ctrl key (Windows) or the Command key (Mac).

Prior to completing this form, you must complete the Required Docs for Application.

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Check "Yes" if you are submitting any financial statement (bank statement) that belongs to other than yourself.
Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 7 files.
Upload the I-94 for yourself and co-applicants. To obtain the I-94, visit Get Most Recent I-94.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Completed and upload the Form I-539. If you have dependents, you must complete Form I-539A for each dependent. Review the Instructions for Form I-539 for details.
Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 6 files.
Completed and upload the Form I-539A for each co-applicant. The co-applicant can be your spouse and unmarried children under 21 years of age. Review the Instructions for Form I-539A for details.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Upload a cover letter explaining why you wish to apply for a change of status, extension, or reinstatement. In the letter, you should demonstrate strong ties to your home country to show that you do not intend to immigrate to the U.S. Review sample cover letters as a reference.
Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 8 files.
Upload all supporting documents you would be submitting with the application.

Required Fees

The filing fee for Form I-539 is $370. The biometrics services fee is $85, and it is required for the applicant and each co-applicant (dependent) 14 years of age or older. Therefore, the total fee is $455 if no dependent, $540 if 1 dependent, $625 if 2 dependents, $710 if 3 dependents, etc. A check or money order should be prepared, and it must be payable to U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

"After you submit Form I-539, USCIS will notify you about when and where to go for biometrics services." At your biometrics appointment, USCIS will collect your fingerprints, take your photo, and have you sign your name for electronic capture. For more information, visit Preparing for Your Biometric Services Appointment.

Mailing Address

The prepared packet can be mailed to the address below. We recommend that you use a courier company that has a tracking system.

USCIS
ATTN: I-539
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business, Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067
The credit card information you provide will be used to identify the person completing this form. The cardholder's name must match the name of the student or the sponsor. The sponsor refers to the person whose name appears on the financial statements submitted with this form. For exceptions, please email us after you complete this form.
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Once you're accepted, we will assist you with all aspects of the admission process.