PERM UPDATE: RELOCATION OF THE OFFICE OF FOREIGN LABOR CERTIFICATION & CHANGE OF PHYSICAL MAILING ADDRESS
by Rabindra Singh
Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration issued a notice that the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) is changing the mailing address for its Atlanta National Processing Center (ANPC) beginning August 25, 2021, with the exception of mail associated with the processing of applications requesting permanent labor certification subject to supervised recruitment.
Effective August 25, 2021, any mail, including U.S. Postal Service and other courier mail or parcel delivery packages, etc., sent to Atlanta National Processing Center (ANPC) must be submitted to the following new mailing address: U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Foreign Labor Certification, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N–5311, Washington, DC 20210.
The one exception is mail associated with Supervised Recruitment, which must continue to be submitted to: U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Foreign Labor Certification, Atlanta National Processing Center, Attn: Supervised Recruitment, P.O. Box 56625, Atlanta, GA 30343.
Employers are reminded to adhere to regulatory requirements at 20 CFR 656.10(d), including providing ANPC’s correct new mailing address, specified above, on the Notice of Filing (NOF) that must be posted when employers file a Form ETA–9089, Application for Permanent Employment Certification.
If the required 10-day posting period for a NOF commences after September 5, 2021, employers must include the new mailing address contained in this notice. The correct new mailing address above must be used as of August 25, 2021.
Any U.S. Postal Service mail addressed to the prior ANPC mailing address will be forwarded by the U.S. Postal Service, but OFLC will not consider such forwarded mail timely if the mail is postmarked after September 15, 2021. Courier services and other courier mail or parcel delivery services, etc., will no longer be able to deliver to ANPC’s prior mailing address as of August 25, 2021.