The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) operates a network of local and international field offices. These offices hold interviews of immigration seekers, among other services.
The Orlando Field Office
Out of the 26 USCIS Districts in the US, two are located in the state of Florida – Tampa, and Miami. The Orlando field office is located in the Tampa District at the following address:
Orlando (ORL) 6680 Corporate Centre Boulevard Orlando, FL 32822
The USCIS office serves the following areas:
You can confirm the address of your local field office using the following USCIS tool. The address will also be given on the interview appointment notice you receive. To make an appointment, call 800-375-5283.
Note that the USCIS schedules appointments for services that they cannot provide through phone or email. For example, they schedule appointments for emergency travel documents.
Case Processing Times
The USCIS uses recent application processing data to provide case processing times. You can find the case processing time of your application using the following tool. Presently, the processing times for three types of applications at the Orlando field office are:
- Naturalization (N-400): 7 months to 14.5 months
- Certificate of Citizenship (N-600): 6.5 months to 16 months
- Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322 (N-600K): 6.5 months to 25.5 months
The maximum duration mentioned for each application is the time needed for processing 93% of the cases. Besides using the processing times tool, you can also check the status of your immigration application or petition by providing you 13-character Recipient Number. According to the USCIS, the case status page provide the same information that you receive from speaking to a representative.
The USCIS site also has for calculating form filing fees. If a form has a flat fee, you can see that flat fee by simply selecting the form from a dropdown menu. If the form has a variable fee, you answer some questions to calculate your fee, after selecting your phone from the menu. The site also has an early filing calculator for the naturalization application: N-400.
Another facility available through the USCIS site is the online filing of applications. You can file many forms online including the N-400, I-90, I-539, N-600, N-600K, etc. For more information on online filing, visit the following section.
The e-Request section allows you to submit a case-related request. For example, if you didn’t receive a notice or document from the USCIS that you should have, you can ask about it from the options given in this section.
Similarly, if your case is taking longer than normal to process, you can ask about the reasons. (For the processing, first check that the receipt date for case inquiries given on the processing times page mentioned above. The Receipt Date given to you should come before this inquiry date.)
If you need a disability-related accommodation for your appointment, you can also request it from this section.