On July 25, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it created a new option for lawful permanent residents (LPRs) seeking to file an online Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card [PDF version].
The USCIS will now allow LPRs who file an online Form I-90 to do so and upload evidence entirely on a mobile device. It also redesigned the online Form I-90 to make site navigation easier.
This new option is for those filing the Form I-90 online without assistance. The USCIS explains that customers who are filing the Form I-90 with the assistance of an attorney or accredited representative should use the previous version of the online Form I-90.
It is important to remember that the Form I-90 online or offline comes with a $455 application fee (as of July 26, 2017). For this reason and others, LPRs are well advised to take every precaution practicable to avoid loss of their Green Cards. If an LPR has any questions about replacing a lost Green Card or other immigration issues, he or she may opt to consult with an experienced immigration attorney for guidance.