Sample Work Permit Receipt Notice (By Mail)

This document is a receipt notice from USCIS that tells you that USCIS received your application for your work permit by mail. You can use the receipt number to check the status of your application here.

Depending on when and how you submitted your work permit application, your receipt notice may look a little bit different. You can see a sample receipt notice for a work permit application submitted online here.

If you have not received a work permit receipt notice, learn what steps you can take.

The address listed below your name is the address where they will send your work permit, so make sure to update your address if it changes.

Are you renewing your work permit as an asylum seeker? If USCIS received your work permit renewal application on or before the expiration date written on your current work permit card, your work permit is automatically extended for 540 days. This receipt notice is proof of the extension. This is true even if your receipt notice says that your work permit is extended for only 180 days. According to USCIS, you can show your employer your receipt notice, your current work permit card, and this USCIS webpage as proof of the 540-day extension. Learn more about the work permit extension here.

Read more about work permits here.

This information is not intended to be legal advice.