FAQs on Late Re-Registration for Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

Last Updated

September 20, 2023
FAQs on late re-registration for TPS. Timely re-registration is required for a recipient to maintain TPS benefits, regardless of whether TPS was initially granted by USCIS by an Immigration Judge or the Board of Immigration Appeals. USCIS has the discretion to accept and approve a late re-registration application when the applicant has “good cause” for filing after the end of the relevant re-registration period.