A United States permanent resident whose 10-year green card has expired or is to expire within the next six months replaces or renews her green card by filing Form I-90, according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. It is acceptable to file the form either electronically or by mail by following the application instructions provided at USCIS.gov.
As of October 2015, a permanent resident uses either the June 30, 2015 edition or the Dec. 29, 2014 edition of Form I-90 to renew her green card, states the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The eight-page form and its 13-page instruction booklet are available as PDFs from USCIS.gov. As of April 2015, USCIS creates online accounts for all Form I-90 applicants whether the form is submitted electronically or by mail, and USCIS sends the applicant a notice of account creation and instructions on how to access the account. An applicant uses her online USCIS account to check the status of petitions, requests and applications; manage her contact information; and receive notifications and updates on her case. When an applicant files Form I-90 to renew an expired green card, the filing fee is $450, which reflects a $365 form fee and an $85 biometric fee, according to USCIS.gov.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Form I-90 is only used to renew a permanent resident's 10-year green card. Conditional residents use either Form I-751 or Form I-829, depending on their circumstances, states USCIS.