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Immigrant Fee - How to find out the A-Number and the Department of State (DOS) Case ID number

Discussion in 'The Physical Green Card' started by mrohit78, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. mrohit78

    mrohit78 Registered Users (C)

    Hello,
    My mom got her immigrant visa and is now in the US. We got a letter stating that we have to pay the $165 immigrant fee before she can get her physical green card. The problem is that she doesn't have the A number of the DOS Case ID number which she was supposed to get at the US embassy.

    Any tips on how to obtain these numbers?

    Thanks
  2. Matap

    Matap Registered Users (C)

    You can find the A-number by reading her visa. Below IV Case Number, you will see Registration Numer. This number is her A-number. The A-number should be 9 digits including the A. If it is 8 digits, just add a "0" between A and the following number.

    To get the DOS ID number, your mom needs to open an account on USCIS ELIS here https://elis.uscis.dhs.gov/cislogin...CODE=0x00000000&URL=/&AUTHNLEVEL=&OLDSESSION=

    She will need her IV CAse Number (see the visa) and the A-number. Once she registers on USCIS ELIS, she will be able to pay the 165$ fees.
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 26, 2013
  3. tetreilly

    tetreilly New Member

    DOS number and A number

    Hello,

    I founf the A number whicjh is registration number. But where I can find DOS number. IV Case number id to long for DOS number. Please help.
    Thank you
  4. s.brody

    s.brody Registered Users (C)

    DOS number would be the case number, without the zeros: DV2014xxxxx

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