The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the extension and redesignation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from Feb. 4, 2023, through Aug. 3, 2024. Those individuals who have already been residing in the United States as of November 6, 2022, will be eligible for TPS under Haiti’s redesignation. Haitians entering the United States after November 6, 2022, including those who might be considering entering now, are not eligible for TPS.
We will publish a Federal Register notice that will explain the procedures necessary for an individual to re-register under the extension or submit an initial registration application under the redesignation and to apply for an Employment Authorization Document. Individuals applying for TPS are instructed to wait for the publication of the Federal Register notice before filing an application for TPS. Those who have been continuously residing in the U.S. since November 6, 2022, and have a pending TPS application with us do not have to refile at this time.
DHS will plan and coordinate outreach opportunities regarding the extension and redesignation of TPS for Haiti to provide information and answer questions from the public.
For the most current information related to Temporary Protected Status, visit our TPS webpage.