If you need a Certificate of Naturalization, you may request a replacement by filing form N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document. You may request Form N-565 by calling the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Forms Line (800) 870-3676 or download via link.
What documents are needed for naturalization?
- US citizens and permanent residents are required to present proof of citizenship and photo identification. Acceptable documents include a passport, birth certificate, certificate of citizenship or naturalization, a Certificate of Indian Status, or a NEXUS card.
Can I view my Naturalization certificate online?
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)–After 1906, a copy of all naturalization records were sent to the Immigration and Naturalization Service or INS, now called the USCIS. You may access their records through the Genealogy Program. Their website is www.uscis.gov.
How long does it take to get a replacement certificate of Naturalization?
After filing Form N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document, your N-565 processing time can take anywhere from 5 to 8 months.
Can I print my Naturalization certificate?
The bottom left hand corner of your Certificate of Naturalization reads, ” IT IS PUNISHABLE BY U.S. LAW TO COPY, PRINT, OR PHOTOGRAPH THIS CERTIFICATE, WITHOUT LAWFUL AUTHORITY.” You have lawful authority to make backup copies of your certificate in case it is lost, damaged, or stolen.
What if I lost my naturalization certificate?
If your naturalization certificate is lost, stolen, or damaged you may need to request a new copy. You can apply for a copy of the naturalization certificate by filing Form N-565 with the USCIS.
Where do I find my naturalization number?
The Certificate of Naturalization number is generally an 8-digit alpha numeric number located in the top right section of the document. The certificate number, also known as a C-file number, is printed in red on all certificates issued since September 27, 1906.
Do I need a naturalization certificate if I have a US passport?
If you already have a U.S. passport, you generally don’t need to obtain a Certificate of Citizenship. However, some people prefer to have a certificate as a form of back-up documentation. The Certificate of Citizenship does not expire. Therefore, it may give some citizens more reassurance than a U.S. passport.
How long does it take to get a duplicate naturalization certificate UK?
Standard copies take up to 24 working days to dispatch. Certified copies take up to 16 working days to dispatch. If we don’t find the certificate, we will advise who to contact for further information”.
Do I need my naturalization certificate to renew my passport?
If you have to renew in person at your local passport acceptance facility, you need Form DS-11 instead of DS-82. Do so with an undamaged U.S. passport; current driver’s license; city, state or federal government ID; military ID; or naturalization certificate.