How long does it take to receive my receipt notice after I submit my application? Generally the receipt notices should arrive to the applicant within 3-6 weeks from when the application arrived to USCIS. Related articles How do I check my application status once I submit it? Can I (the beneficiary) apply for public benefits? How will it impact my application? When and how will I receive my receipt notice from USCIS? How do I find a receipt number when my check was cashed but I never got a receipt notice? How do I contact USCIS by phone?