Welcome to the Tacoma Immigration Court!
The Tacoma Immigration Court falls under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge which is a component of the Executive Office for Immigration Review under the Department of Justice.
Our court has made a commitment to provide access to information through the Internet in order to service the needs of the public.
Our goal is to provide the most current and accurate information available to those needing to appear before an Immigration Judge and to provide this information in a user-friendly fashion.
Please note: The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) are separate organizations.
About the Court
East J Street, Suite 3
Tacoma, Washington 98421
John C. Odell
The Tacoma Immigration Court is located at 1623 East J Street, Suite 3, Tacoma, Washington. For Directions to the Court, we have provided a link to a free mapping service.
The court is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Document deliveries are accepted between 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Documents will not be accepted after 4:00 p.m.
The court staff cannot provide telephone, message, or copying services.
- General Information
- With the Immigration Court
- Proof of Service Form
- Request for Issuance of Subpoena
- Declaration of Fee Payment
Telephonic inquires may be made from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. In-person assistance is available and document deliveries are accepted between: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Documents will not be accepted after 4:00 p.m.
Court staff cannot provide telephone, message or copy services.
FILING DOCUMENTS WITH THE IMMIGRATION COURT
Please refer to the Immigration Court Practice Manual for filing documents with the Immigration Court. A copy of this manual is available for viewing at the front window of the court.
The Court will accept documents filed by mail or personal service (but not by fax) if they conform to the requirements of 8 CFR and the Immigration Court Practice Manual. All submissions that are hand delivered to the Court will be time and date stamped. Do not leave your filing at the filing window and then leave the Court; a Court employee will need to review your filing. All documents must be accompanied by a proof of service declaring in writing that a copy has been served on the opposing party. Please note that there is an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) drop box inside the main entrance to the Northwest Detention Center which can be used to serve copies of documents on the ICE Office of the Chief Counsel at the Northwest Detention Center.
For further guidance, please refer to the Immigraton Court Practice Manual. An attorney from the Chief Counsel's office will serve the respondent a copy of the instruction sheet concerning biometric/biographic information at the respondent's immigration hearing when/if the respondent states their intent to file an application for relief.
The mailing address at the Court is:
Executive Office for Immigration Review
1623 East J Street, Suite 3
Tacoma, WA 98421
For information on your case, you can call the Automated Status Query System at 1-800-898-7180.
The Immigration Court will only be able to answer questions regarding pending cases before the Immigration Court.
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ADDRESSES
The mailing address for the Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) (for fee payments) is:
Citizenship and Immigration Service
12500 Tukwila International Blvd
Seattle, WA 98168
The mailing address for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Chief/Deputy Chief Counsel is:
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
1623 East J Street, Suite 2
Tacoma, WA 98421
General Information for ICE and CIS:
National Service Center: 1-800-375-5283
Forms Information Line: 1-800-870-3676
Frequently Asked Questions
There are currently no FAQs available.
The Immigration Judge(s) in Tacoma encourage all those appearing before them to familiarize themselves with the Immigration Court Practice Manual and to be prepared and ready to go forward with the case on the day of the hearing.
Please read our Privacy and Security Notice