Since 1989, the USCIS has been issuing green cards that expire every 10 years. Lawful permanent residents who were issued a green card with an expiration date need to renew their green cards within 6 months of its expiration date. You may not renew your green card that has an expiration date of more than 6 months.

Applicants have the convenience of walk-in service at their local USCIS Application Support Centers (ASC). There are more than 120 ASC throughout the country.

There are a few exceptions to the new ASC intake procedures:

To renew your green card, you are required to fill out the Form 1-90 (Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card). You must provide the following documents along with the application form: