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Green Card Renewal & Replacement
 

If you are a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR), your I-551 card, also known as a "green card," is evidence of your legal status in the United States.  The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the organization that issues green cards.  Unfortunately, USCIS does not have an office at the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana. 

The USCIS Field Office in Rome, Italy has jurisdiction over U.S. immigration matters for residents and visitors to Slovenia.   

Please see their website (https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/find-uscis-office/international-offices/italy-uscis-rome-field-office) for information on their location, what services they offer and how to make an online appointment. 

Expired/Expiring Green Card  

Permanent residents whose I-551 has expired or will expire within the next six months may renew their cards by filing Form I-90, which can be downloaded from the USCIS website.  If you are outside the United States and your permanent resident card will expire within six months, (but you will be returning to the U.S. before the card expires and you have been outside the U.S. for less than 365 contiguous days), you should file Form I-90 as soon as you return to America.  If your card has already expired and you are in Slovenia, please contact the Consular Section.  You will need to apply for a Transportation Letter at the Embassy.  Please contact us to set up an appointment.  We will need a copy of your I-551, your passport, two photos, and we will need to collect a fee.  We will then verify your immigration status with USCIS and issue a letter that will permit you to enter the United States one time, after which you must replace your green card.  Please note that we do not have a USCIS office at the Embassy in Slovenia.  As such, we must coordinate with the Roma Field Office.  The process for issuing a transportation letter can take several days or longer.  Please do not book a plane ticket until you have the letter in your hand.

Lost/Stolen Green Card

If you have lost your green card or it has been stolen and you are in Slovenia, you will need to apply for a Transportation Letter at the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana.  Please contact us to set up an appointment.  We will need a copy of your missing I-551 (if that is not available, then we will need your A number), your passport, two photos, and we will need to collect a fee.  We will then verify your immigration status with USCIS and issue a letter that will permit you to enter the United States one time, after which you must replace your green card.  Please note that we do not have a USCIS office at the Embassy in Slovenia.  As such, we must coordinate with the Rome Field Office.  The process for issuing a transportation letter can take several days or longer.  Please do not book a plane ticket until you have the letter in your hand.