EAD Extension Not to Be Filed Prior to 120 Days Before Expiration
U.S. employers must check to make sure all employees, regardless of citizenship
or national origin, are allowed to work in the United States. If you are
not a citizen or a lawful permanent resident, you may need to apply for
an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) to prove you may work in the
USCIS issues Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) in the following
- EAD: This document proves you are allowed to work in the United States.
- Renewal EAD: You should apply for a renewal EAD 120 days before your original
- Replacement EAD: This document replaces a lost, stolen, or mutilated EAD.
A replacement EAD also replaces an EAD that was issued with incorrect
information, such as a misspelled name.