All non-U.S. citizens are required to report a change of address to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) within 10 days of the change. This requirement applies to all non-U.S. citizens who intend to stay in the United States for more than 30 days.
Please see below for hints on how to complete Form AR-11 or Form AR-11SR.
USCIS has not provided comprehensive instructions on completing Form AR-11. As far as the ISchO can tell, the form will be most useful to USCIS if you provide information in the following way:
"I am in the United States as:"
"A number" If you do not have an "A" number from an alien card (permanent resident card), leave this section blank.
"Port of entry into the U.S." should be your most recent port of entry as stamped in your passport or on Form I-94.
"Date of entry into the U.S." should be the date of your most recent entry, as indicated on the most recent arrival stamp in your passport or paper Form I-94.
"My stay expires on" should be completed with the end date listed on the most recent arrival stamp in your passport or paper Form I-94. If you are in J-1 or F-1 status and are filing the AR-11 online, please note that the electronic form will not accept "D/S." You must use the program end date on your most recent Form DS-2019 or I-20. If you are in H-1B or O-1 status, your expiration date is the end date listed on your Form I-797 approval notice.
We recommend that you keep a copy of the completed form for your records.
If you submit a paper form, we recommend that you mail it by certified or express mail, so you will have proof that the form was mailed.
Last Updated: January 2016