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What is the timeline of obtaining a reentry permit?

I obtained my conditional green card through the EB-5 program. I filed the I-131 application on Oct. 31, 2019. When will I receive my biometrics appointment notice? When can I receive the reentry permit?

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    A Olusanjo Omoniyi

    Immigration Attorney
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    Generally, biometric for a re-entry permit application is scheduled within four to six weeks. The permit processing takes about three months.

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    BoBi Ahn

    Immigration Attorney
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    Current processing time for reentry permits are approximately 3-4 months from filing.

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    Bernard P Wolfsdorf

    Immigration Attorney
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    The fingerprinting appointment normally takes about one month and the permit can take four to six months.

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    Laura A Edgerton

    Immigration Attorney
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    Reentry permits typically are issued within four to six months from the date of filing. Biometrics appointments are usually scheduled within a month of filing.

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    Stephen Berman

    Immigration Attorney
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    Normally biometrics will be scheduled within 30-60 days, and approval takes 90-180 days.

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    Ed Beshara

    Immigration Attorney
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    You can travel in and out of the U.S. on your conditional permanent residency. If you are not away from the U.S. for more than six months, this will reduce the risk of the USCBP inspectors asking questions about your intent to maintain U.S. residency. The reentry permit may take several months for approval and issuance to you.

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    Hassan Elkhalil

    Immigration Attorney
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    The I-131 processing times depend on where you live. Check out this site. Follow the link: https://egov.uscis.gov/processing-times/

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    Lynne Feldman

    Immigration Attorney
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    Receipts will be issued in about 10 days; biometrics are usually scheduled in 3 weeks. Some biometrics centers will fingerprint you based on the receipt with proof of the need to travel. A reentry permit itself will take about four months but can be sent to you overseas.

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    Salvatore Picataggio

    Immigration Attorney
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    Biometrics appointments are usually pretty quick, one month or so after USCIS receives the case. It says four to six months for processing according to the USCIS case processing times Web page.

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