USCIS Local Office - Des Moines


To visit this local office or to speak with an Immigration Officer, you must schedule an appointment using the USCIS INFOPASS appointment system.
Note: The Des Moines Field Office is closed to the public on Wednesdays.


Neal Smith Federal Building,
210 Walnut Street, Room 215
Des Moines, IA 50309

Mailing Address

Neal Smith Federal Building,
210 Walnut Street, Room 215
Des Moines, IA 50309

Public Transportation

The Federal Building is located on a number of Des Moines Area Transit (DART) bus routes, including routes 1,4,5 and 7. Please go to or call 515-283-8100 for specific route schedules. Individuals with disabilities may call 515-283-8136 for para-transit services.

Driving Directions

Take Interstate 235.
Take the exit for 3rd Street.
Go South for approximately six blocks.
The Federal Building is at the corner of 3rd and Walnut Streets.
Public parking is available behind the Federal Building.

Parking and Accessibility

There is public parking with limited availability on the streets surrounding the building. There is also a parking lot behind the building that can be accessed from South 3rd Street.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: This office is handicapped accessible.

Areas Served by this Local Office

This office serves the following counties: Adair, Adams, Allamakee, Appanoose, Benton, Blackhawk, Boone, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Calhoun, Cedar, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clarke, Clayton, Clinton, Dallas, Davis, Decatur, Delaware, Des Moines, Dubuque, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Grundy, Guthrie, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Howard, Humboldt, Iowa, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Keokuk, Kossuth, Lee, Linn, Louisa, Lucas, Madison, Mahaska, Marion, Marshall, Mitchell, Monroe, Muscatine, Polk, Poweshiek, Ringgold, Scott, Story, Tama, Union, Van Buren, Wapello, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Winnebago, Winneshiek, Worth, and Wright.

This office also serves the following Illinois Counties: Bureau, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Knox, McDonough, Mercer, Rock Island, Schuyler, and Warren.