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Hi all, I'm new to this forum and I have a question: Is it important to include copies of driver's licenses as part of the evidence when filing I-751? It's not required in the I-751 instruction, but many people seem to include it. The thing is my and my husband's licenses have different addresses on them currently. Mine has our current address because I got my license not long ago, and his has our previous address. I know if we want to submit copies of our licenses, he'll have to get the address updated. I just want to know if it's important enough to include our licenses in the application package? Thanks!

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We submitted copies of driving license as additional proofs of common residency.

I would update the driving license if it does not take you a lot of time.

Otherwise it is not necessary if you have other documents to show common residency such as rent, mortgage, credit card bill etc..

Hi all, I'm new to this forum and I have a question: Is it important to include copies of driver's licenses as part of the evidence when filing I-751? It's not required in the I-751 instruction, but many people seem to include it. The thing is my and my husband's licenses have different addresses on them currently. Mine has our current address because I got my license not long ago, and his has our previous address. I know if we want to submit copies of our licenses, he'll have to get the address updated. I just want to know if it's important enough to include our licenses in the application package? Thanks!

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My husband's has his previous address on too. What you can do to counter this is send in other documents with both your names and the current address (bank statements etc) and include your license as additional evidence that you live in the same place as him.


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Link to the evidence I submitted. Be sure to send evidence spanning your entire marriage (especially for K-1) or as far back as you can. Just one or two bank statements will not cut it. I primarily focused on the two years of living here since I came in on a CR-1. If you don't have the fundamentals (i.e. joint accounts/policies), you can explain why in the covering letter. E.g. "While we do not have joint utilities, we both contribute to them from our joint bank account".

 

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September 28th 2016: Package delivered
September 30th 2016: Check cashed
October 3rd 2016: NOA1 received with receipt date of 09/28/16
November 3rd 2016: Biometrics received with appointment date of 11/14/16.
November 14th 2016: Attended biometrics appointment
October 30th 2017: Infopass appointment to get I-551 stamp
February 26th 2018: I-751 case number (aka the NOA1 receipt number) becomes trackable
March 14th 2018: Submitted service request due to being outside of processing time.

March 15th 2018: ROC approved. 535 days (1 year, 5 months and 17 days)

March 29th 2018: Card being produced

April 4th 2018: Card mailed out

April 6th 2018: Card in hand. Has incorrect "resident since" date. Submitted service request on I-751 case (typographical error on permanent resident card) and an I-90 online.

April 2018 - August 7th 2018: Tons of service requests, emails and now senator involvement to get my corrected green card back because what the heck, USCIS

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Check to see how much it costs for his license to be changed. In Colorado, for instance, it's free and you simply write the new address on the back.


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Thanks everyone. Here in NM changing the address on a license is the same as getting a new license. You have to pay and apply in person, so it's a bit annoying. We have quite a lot of other evidence, so I guess we'll skip this

We are in California and the DMV has the same process for NM. So we skipped it. I don't want to mislead the USCIS that we live in two different addresses. I will update my driver's license if they throw a RFE. I think we have enough evidence of ongoing relationship and common residency.


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3/7/2013 - USCIS Chicago rec'd applications

3/12/2013 - USCIS sends NOA1 email

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Just go to the DMV and get it fixed.

Here's New Hampshire's take on it, taken directly from the DMV website:

State law requires New Hampshire drivers to notify the DMV within 10 days of an address change. To change your address, fill out a Record Change Request form icon_pdf.gifand either bring it to any DMV office in person or mail it to the Concord office at:

NH Dept. of Safety
DMV - Driver Licensing
23 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03305

The form requires that you provide your name, date of birth and both your new legal and mailing addresses, along with other identifying information. This form will only be accepted if it is signed and dated.

If you bring your completed Record Change Request Form icon_pdf.gifto the DMV in person, you can purchase a replacement license with the new address for a $3.00 fee. You must hand in your old license and you will be given a 60-day, temporary paper license. Your permanent license will be mailed to your new address within 60 days.

If you are changing your address and your license has been lost or stolen, you are not eligible for a $3.00 replacement; you will need to apply in person for a duplicate driver license.

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NM is New Mexico and not New Hampshire

Just go to the DMV and get it fixed.

Here's New Hampshire's take on it, taken directly from the DMV website:

State law requires New Hampshire drivers to notify the DMV within 10 days of an address change. To change your address, fill out a Record Change Request form icon_pdf.gifand either bring it to any DMV office in person or mail it to the Concord office at:

NH Dept. of Safety
DMV - Driver Licensing
23 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03305

The form requires that you provide your name, date of birth and both your new legal and mailing addresses, along with other identifying information. This form will only be accepted if it is signed and dated.

If you bring your completed Record Change Request Form icon_pdf.gifto the DMV in person, you can purchase a replacement license with the new address for a $3.00 fee. You must hand in your old license and you will be given a 60-day, temporary paper license. Your permanent license will be mailed to your new address within 60 days.

If you are changing your address and your license has been lost or stolen, you are not eligible for a $3.00 replacement; you will need to apply in person for a duplicate driver license.

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