USCIS Sample Application Withdrawal Letter

Anil Gupta  25 Feb, 19      4  Forms USA

USCIS Sample Application withdrawal letter

USCIS application withdrawal letter
USCIS application withdrawal letter

[Today’s Date]
[Your name and address]

USCIS [office where you filed]

Subject: Notification of application withdrawal

I-765 Application for Employment Authorization [Your Petition Form Number and Type]

Petitioner: [Your name]
Beneficiary: [Name]

Dear Sir/Madam,

Purpose: Withdraw the application.
Reason: [Do not need work authorization now.] – Reason is mandatory to provide.
Date of Application Submission: [Date]

My contact details:
Address: [Your Address]
Phone: [phone number]
Email: [your email].

Thank you,
[Your Signature] – Should match the one on application.
[Your Name]

Enclosures:
Copy of the USCIS receipt notice.

USCIS Sample Application withdrawal letter in Doc format

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Does Withdraw letter need notarization?

No. Notarization is not required.

Send Withdraw letter by certified mail?

Yes. It is important to send the letter by certified mail (or registered mail) preferably by USPS and use tracking. You should have a proof that you sent this letter.

We recommend to keep a scanned copy of the letter as well.
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Withdrawing the Visa Petition Before USCIS Has Approved It

If the application has not yet been approved or denied by USCIS, it’s easy to cancel or withdraw it by sending the letter to USCIS.

There is no official withdrawal USCIS form.

You need to know the USCIS office that’s currently handling the petition/ Application.
Enclose a copy of the receipt notice, if you received one from USCIS. That will help it trace your file.

You would also need to write a reason of withdrawal.

USCIS Application withdrawal letter Processing Time

There is no defined processing time for withdrawal request. The only proof you have is the ‘certified mail’ that you send and the scanned copy of the letter.

You can assume to have done the withdrawal that day it is received by USCIS.

If any issue is raised by USCIS later with respect to your withdrawal or current status, you can submit the certified mail receipt and copy of letter as a proof that you did request a withdrawal.

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  1. Do they give back the forms we submitted, after the withdrawal?
    By mail? or do they handover?


    • USCIS only sends the acknowledgement when they actually withdraw your application based on your request.


      • sir, can a beneficiary request for withdrawal of i130 form and i765 inclusive or how do i go about it?
        please furnish me with information on how to withdraw all my forms


        • I am not sure if beneficiary can withdraw the application. You should talk to an attorney.