Where Do You Renew a Green Card in New York City?


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As of 2015, the office that handles green card renewals in New York City is inside the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building at 26 Federal Plaza, Room 3-120 on the third floor, according to the American Immigration Center. The building is in lower Manhattan between Duane Street and Worth Street.

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An appointment is necessary to visit the office or to meet with an officer, states the American Immigration Center. Forms and a scheduling kiosk are available in the rooms 1 to 102 in building's lobby. Form I-90 is required to renew a green card, which is valid for 10 years. The typical processing time for a renewal is three to four months. However, the Immigration Office recommends starting renewal proceedings six months before expiration. This time period usually allows a new green card to be issued before the old one is invalid.

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