Inquiry About Status of I-551 Alien Registration Card in Nebraska (United States)
This form is to inquire about the status of an I-551 alien registration card in the United States. The form provided here is simply a sample of what the actual Form G-731N looks like.
U.S. Department of Justice
Immigration and Naturalization Service
Inquiry About Status of I-551 Alien Registration Card
Please wait at least 60 days after entry or 90 days after adjustment before inquiring. If this form is folded at the lines in the margins, the address of the Card Facility, or the address of the applicant, will show through a standard letter size (Number 20) window envelope. All information should be typed or clearly printed, using ball point pen.
All inquiries should be forwarded to:
Immigration and Naturalization Service
Nebraska Service Center
850 S Street, P.O. Box 82521
Lincoln, Nebraska 68501-2521
1. All blocks in Section A must be printed neatly.
2. Enclose stamped, self-addressed envelope.
A. The person named below has not received his or her Alien Registration Card as of this date
(Please print all information.)
1. Alien's Registration Number (Stamped in Passport) __________________________________
2. Alien's Name
__________________________________ (Last in CAPS)
3. Port of Entry/Office __________________________________
4. Date of Birth __________________________________
5. Date Entry of Adjustment __________________________________
6. Alien's Inquiry Concerns:
____ Initial Card ____ Replacement Card
B. This is for reply by the Nebraska Service Center.
The status of your alien Registration Card is indicated by the block checked below as of this date __________________________________
____ 1. We regret to inform you that this office has no record of having received the necessary card application. Please contact the INS office that services the area where you reside for assistance.
____ 2. Your card is in production and should be mailed soon. If the card is not received within 45 days of the above date, please contact the immigration Card Facility again. Include a copy of this reply with you next inquiry.
____ 3. Your card application (Form I-89) was returned to the immigration office in: __________________________________ on __________________________________ for corrective actions, and has not been returned to us. Please direct any further inquiries to the immigration office that services the area where you now reside and include a copy of this reply.
____ 4. Your card was mailed __________________________________ and has not been returned to this office. If you did not receive your card, you must go to the immigration office that services the area where you now reside to apply for a replacement Card. Take this correspondence with you when you apply.
____ 5. Your card was returned to this office and remailed to a new address on __________________________________. If you did not receive your card, you must go to the immigration office that services the area where you now reside to apply for a replacement card. Take this correspondence with you when you apply.
____ 6. Please complete all items in Section A and return this correspondence to the Nebraska Service Center at the Address provided above. (Your Alien Registration Number is an 8 digit number which may be found in your passport or other documents provided to you as proof of legal permanent residence.) All of the information is needed to conduct a complete search of our records.
____ 7. You must complete a new application for a card at the immigration office that services the area where you now reside before the Immigration Card Facility can make the requested changes. That immigration office will then submit your application to this facility. When you apply, please take this correspondence with you.
____ 8. Please contact your Immigration office for assistance. This facility is responsible only for the production and issuance of Alien Registration Cards after receiving an approved application from the Immigration and Naturalization Service office servicing your area.
____ 9. Other: __________________________________
C. Please print or type applicant's name and complete address where the reply is to be sent.
Applicant's Name __________________________________
Apt Number __________
Zip Code __________________________________
Reminder: If you move, please make arrangements with the U.S. Postal Service to send your mail to your new address. Your card is automatically mailed to the address shown on your application.
Is this a new address? Yes ____ No ____
USE EITHER PAGE 1 (General Inquiry) OR PAGE 2 (Permanent Resident Card Inquiry) OF THIS FORM
Please use this letter to make a written INQUIRY with the Nebraska Service Center (NSC)
Include no fees/money when using this form.
Please print your name and mailing address in this box:
Your Phone: __________________________________
Your Fax: __________________________________
Your E-mail: __________________________________
Please provide as much of the following information as possible (App/Pet = Applicant or Petitioner):
Form Type __________________________________
Receipt Number __________________________________
Date Filed __________________________________
Where filed if other than NSC __________________________________
App/Pet Name __________________________________
App/Pet Alien Number A __________________________________
App/Pet Date of Birth __________________________________
Beneficiary Name __________________________________
Beneficiary Alien Number A __________________________________
Beneficiary Date of Birth __________________________________
Type of Inquiry: (please check one and describe on separate sheet if needed)
____ Change of Address (Is new address listed above? Yes ____ No ____)
____ Notice Correction - Attach copy of the notice with the requested corrections noted
____ Expedite Request - Please explain why expedited processing is needed
____ Status of I-551 Alien Registration Card (see other side)
____ Other __________________________________
Service Response: __________________________________
Date of Response: __________________________________