If you want to travel internationally, You will need a passport. A refugee travel document is basically the equivalent of a passport for asylee who need to travel outside of the United States temporarily.
If you are a U.S. asylee or obtained a Lawful Permanent Residence as a result of having been an asylee then you must apply for a refugee travel document before you leave the United States.
ALWAYS BE REMINDED: YOU SHOULD NEVER TRAVEL TO THE COUNTRY FROM WHICH YOU CLAIMED PERSECUTION IN YOUR ASYLUM.
In order to apply for a U.S. Refugee Travel Document, You must file Form I-131, Application for Travel Document with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Go to Form I-131 page of www.uscis.gov to download the most recent form for free.
|PICTURED: FORM I-131, APPLICATION FOR A U.S REFUGEE TRAVEL DOCUMENT.|
- Proof of asylee status.
- A copy of an official photo identity document(For example, a valid driver's license, State ID or a foreign passport).
- A statement explaining the reason for a "yes" response to any question in Part 6.
- The appropriate filing fee (and a biometrics fee if you are between the age of 14 and 79). The U.S. Refugee Travel Document cost $135 + $85 biometric fee totaling $220.00.