How to Update Your Address with the Immigration Court Online: A Step-by-Step Guide
July 19, 2024

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If you have a case pending before immigration court, it's important to update your address promptly if you move. This article will guide you through completing and submitting Form EOIR-33/IC online to change your address with the immigration court.

When should I update my address with the Immigration Court

According to the regulations, you must file the change of address form within five days of moving to a new address. You should update your address with the immigration court immediately upon moving to a new address. The sooner you notify the court, the better, as it ensures you receive all important correspondence and notices related to your case.  

How do I update my address with the Immigration Court Online?

Previously, you had to mail a completed change of address form to the Immigration court. The good news is that now you can do it online. Here are the steps you'll need to take.

Step 1: Enter EOIR Website

Search for EOIR 33 to access the online form. Please review the information on the "Instructions" in Part One, then click "Submit" at the bottom right corner.

Step 2: Complete the "Personal Information" Section

After reading the instructions, you need to provide personal information, including your name, middle name, last name, and A-number, and select the immigration court where your case is located. After completing, click "Submit" at the bottom right corner.

Step 3: Complete the "Previous Address and Contact Information" Section

Enter your previous address, phone number, and email. Make sure all information is accurate and click "Submit" at the bottom right corner.

Step 4: Complete the "Current Address or Contact Information" Section

Enter your current address, phone number, and email. Make sure all information is accurate and then click "Submit" at the bottom right corner.

Step 5: Review

Before clicking "Submit," carefully review the information you have entered to ensure that your address, name, and contact information are accurate.

Step 6: Submission to the Department of Homeland Security

You will also need to send a copy of that same form to the government attorney representing ICE(Office of Principal Legal Advisor) in Immigration Court

Step 7: Keep Records

Save copies of the submitted forms and any confirmation receipts for your records.

Final Note

Please be aware that you cannot request a change of location for your hearings by choosing a different court on this form. If you wish for your case to be moved to a different immigration court, you must submit a Motion to Change Venue to the court currently handling your case.  

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