FAQs / 22. When using the Permanent Resident Card is the A-Number/USCIS # (provided in Section 1) the same number as the Document # (provided in Section 2)?

No, The A-Number/USCIS # is found on the front of the card and on the first line on the reverse of the card. The document number is found on the back of the card, also on the first line after the USCIS number. The document number starts with three letters followed by 10 digits. Below is an image where the numbers are located, blue is the A-Number/USCIS # and the red is the Document #.

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