Get $495 for your DACA renewal



Get $495 so you can renew your DACA on time.

  • Given the October 5 DACA renewal deadline set by USCIS, this renewal fee program is now closed.

  • For DACA recipients living in Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands, USCIS may accept applications on a case-by-case basis after the October 5th deadline. Please email if you are interested in receiving fee assistance and have not yet applied for renewal.

  • At this time, we cannot provide reimbursements to DACA recipients who already applied for renewal and paid the filing fee.

Frequently asked questions

USCIS returned my application because it was incomplete and asked me to re-submit my application. What should I do?

The notice from USCIS will indicate what forms or information is needed from you. It is best to get advice from a legal services provider before sending in a revised DACA application to USCIS.

What does a complete DACA renewal application look like?

According to the USCIS website, you must submit the $495 filing fee along with three forms, including:

  • Form I-821D (Consideration of DACA)
  • Form I-765 (Application for Employment Authorization)
  • Form I-765WS
If my DACA application was rejected, what should I do?

In the case that your application was rejected, please contact a legal services provider for advice. It’s possible that you may qualify for other forms of long-term immigration relief, so it’s important that you get screened to know your options. is a great resource to do this and it can help get you connected with reputable legal services providers in your area.

Download our Financial Emergency Action Plan for Immigrants. This guide is an action-oriented tool that offers concrete tips and resources to help you and your family create a financial safety plan in the case of an immigration emergency.

Finally, consider applying to join a Lending Circle in your area to help you build your credit history and a financial safety net.

Does MAF offer financial assistance for other forms of immigration relief?

Yes. MAF offers a number of programs:

  • There are a limited number of zero-interest emergency loans for individuals or families facing detention or deportation in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles region. If you are interested in applying, please email programs@missionassetfund and a MAF staff member will follow-up with you regarding next steps.

  • We also provide Lending Circles for Citizenship, a zero-interest loan to pay the $725 citizenship filing fee, to California residents. Please apply online at

  • You can also select to join a Lending Circle with any of our nonprofit providers. You can find a provider near you and submit an application for our Lending Circles programs at
CALL US AT 888-274-4808 (English, Spanish, Cantonese) OR EMAIL US AT PROGRAMS@MISSIONASSETFUND.ORG



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