US | Asylum Applicants Can File Form I-765 Online

Effective January 23, applicants for employment authorization under category (c)(8), Pending Asylum and Withholding of Removal Applicants and Applicants for Pending Asylum under the ABC Settlement Agreement, may file Form I-765 online.

What to Expect
  • 150 days after properly filing Form I-589, Application for Asylum and Withholding of Removal, individuals with pending asylum applications may file Form I-765. The filing date can be found on the receipt notice.
  • To file Form I-765 online, applicants must create a USCIS online account at
  • Online filing for Form I-765 is only available to certain categories of Form I-765 applicants. USCIS may deny applicants who file under a category they are not eligible for.
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