USCIS Form I-797: Types and Functions

02 Oct 2013

USCIS uses numerous types of Form I-797 to communicate with customers or convey an immigration benefit.  Form I-797 is NOT a form you can fill out. The chart below gives a brief description of each:

Form Number                                        Description

I-797, Notice of Action                          Issued when an application or petition is approved.

I-797A Notice of Action                         Issued to an applicant as a replacement Form I-94.

I-797B Notice of Action                         Issued for approval of an alien worker petition.

I-797C Notice of Action                         Issued to communicate receipt of payments rejection of

                                       applications transfer of files fingerprint biometric interview

   and re-scheduled appointments and re-open cases.

I-797D                                                      Accompanies benefit cards.

I-797E Notice of Action                         Issued to request evidence.

I-797F Transportation Letter               Issued overseas to allow applicants to travel.

 

Disclaimer: The contents of this post were accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time of publishing. Immigration is constantly changing, and old information often becomes outdated, including procedures, timelines, prices, and more. Take note of the publish date. For archival purposes, these posts will remain published, even if new information renders them obsolete. Do not make important life decisions based on this content. No part of this post should be considered legal advice, as RapidVisa is not a law firm. This content is provided free of charge for informational purposes only. If anything herein conflicts with an official government website, the official government website shall prevail.

Leave a comment

Blog Categories

Blog Archives

Blog Archives

a-ratingCustomer Reviewsnevada-state-seal

X