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Replace Certificate of Citizenship Form N-565
What is Form N-565?
Form N-565 is the application to replace a Citizenship Document. U.S. citizens who have lost their Certificate of Citizenship or Certificate of Naturalization can use Form N-565 to get a replacement document. Form N-565 can also be used to replace a Declaration of Intention or Repatriation Certificate.
What documents can Form N-565 be used to replace?
Form N-565 can be used to replace documents that show proof of U.S. citizenship, including:
- Certificate of Citizenship
- Certificate of Naturalization
- Repatriation Certificate
It can also be used to replace a Declaration of Intent, a document that states you have the intention of becoming a U.S. citizen through naturalization, required by some states if you are doing business within that state.
What is the difference between a Certificate of Naturalization and a Certificate of Citizenship?
A Certificate of Naturalization is proof of U.S. citizenship for people who have gotten citizenship through the naturalization process. During the Citizenship Ceremony, naturalized citizens receive a Certificate of Naturalization as proof of their U.S. citizenship. If you have lost your Certificate of Naturalization, you can use Form N-565 to replace it.
A Certificate of Citizenship is proof of U.S. citizenship for people who are already U.S. citizens, either by birth or through “automatic citizenship”. They can request a Certificate of Citizenship to prove their U.S. citizenship using Form N-600.
Form N-600 or Form N-565 are not applications for naturalization. People who are U.S. permanent residents (green card holders) can apply for U.S. citizenship with Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
How does FileRight help me replace a Citizenship Document?
FileRight will walk you through each and every application question, providing helpful explanations along the way. We also have a bilingual (English and Spanish) customer support team available to answer your questions about FileRight. Our technology checks your application for errors and provides you customized filing instructions, letting you know where to send your application and what documents to include with it. We’re so confident in FileRight that if your application is denied, we’ll refund your money — including government fees!
USCIS Filing Fees to Replace Your Naturalization Certificate
FileRight application package preparation fee is $245.
USCIS filing fees to file Form N-565 totals $555. You’ll also have to pay an additional $85 fee if a biometric service fee applies to your situation.
USCIS won’t refund your money, even if your application is denied. We’ll help ensure your application is correct and complete.
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