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How do you obtain copies of I-94 immigration forms?

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To obtain copies of I-94 immigration forms, visit the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) website, agree to the Department of Homeland Security's consent form and supply the necessary information, states the CBP. The I-94 is the record of arrival or departure provided by the CBP for foreign visitors of the United States. I-94 information is required for employment authorization and verifying the immigration status of individuals.

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How do you obtain copies of I-94 immigration forms?
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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency supplies I-94 information electronically, but travelers can request a paper record during the inspection process, states the CBP. Travelers who have obtained a paper copy of their I-94 information should surrender it to the CBP when they exit the country. The information will also be recorded electronically. To obtain I-94 information electronically:

  1. Visit the CBP website at CBP.gov.
  2. Visit the I-94 request page of the CBP website.

  3. Agree to the Department of Homeland Security Consent
  4. Individuals are only allowed to access I-94 information for themselves, their children or those who have consented to access. Fully read and understand the consent form and select the "yes" or "no" option, and then click submit.

  5. Provide necessary information
  6. Provide the following passport information: country of issuance, passport number, last name, first name and birth date as well as the Machine Readable Zone information, if applicable.

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