Get help with your DACA application

Find free help with your first-time DACA application or DACA renewal

What to do

If you are applying for the first time, see if you are eligible

 You can qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) if you:

  • Were born after June 15, 1981;
  • Came to the United States before your 16th birthday;
  • Were physically present in the U.S. on June 15, 2012 and when applying for DACA;
  • Had no lawful status on June 15, 2012;
  • Have continuously lived in the U.S. from June 15, 2007 until present;
  • Meet certain educational requirements or were honorably discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces; and
  • Have not been convicted of certain crimes.

Get a list of organizations that can help you

Find help in your own language from an organization near you.

Call the organization to make an appointment.

If you have a San Francisco connection, you can get help covering the cost of your DACA application fee.

Getting your SFUSD transcripts

School transcripts are one way to prove residency for your DACA application.

Current and former San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) students can request their transcripts for free by emailing: 

Learn more

Special cases

Helping someone else

If you are helping someone else, you can print out a list of community organizations and help them make an appointment.

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Last updated January 27, 2021