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USCIS provides most of the immigrant and non-immigrant forms through the website,
which are free of cost. USCIS provides detailed instructions about all the immigration
and the Naturalization forms. Information about the fees and the location to file the
forms are provided by the USCIS.

USCIS Forms based on Green Card, Naturalization, citizenship, employment, adoption
and humanitarian benefits can be obtained online. Forms that are related to
Naturalization ad citizenship are N-400, N-600, N-565, N-470, N-648, N-300, N-426, N-
336 and N-644. These forms are used for various purposes based on Naturalization and
Citizenship.

N-400, Application for Naturalization

Naturalization is a process through which US citizenship is granted to a foreign national.
To apply for Naturalization the the applicant must fulfill all the eligibility requirements
constituted by Congress, in the Immigration and Nationality Act. If the foreign citizen is
found to be eligible for US citizenship, he can apply for Naturalization by filing Form N-
400.

N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship

This form may be filed by an individual in order to document his US citizenship status
based on his US citizen parentage.


N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document

Form N-565 can be filed to apply for a replacement of the Certificate of Citizenship,
Declaration of Intention, Repatriation Certificate or the Naturalization Certificate. It can
also be filed to apply for a special certificate of Naturalization in order to be recognized
as an American citizen by a foreign country

N-470, Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes

A lawful permanent resident may intend to leave the US and stay abroad for a year or
more, for certain purposes like employment offer overseas. If he wishes to pursue
Naturalization, he must preserve his status in the United States an an immigrant.
Hence, to do so, he can file Form N-470, in order to obtain approval to preserve
residency, before leaving the United States.
N-648, Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions

An individual who seeks an exemption to the English and Civics components of the
Naturalization test, due to physical disability or mental impairment can file this form.
This form must be certified by medical doctors or clinical psychologists licensed to
practice in the United States.

N-426, Request for Certification of Military or Naval Service

This form may be filed by the current or former members of the US armed forces. This
form must be completed and certified by the applicant and the certifying official. This
form will then serve as an authenticated certification of the applicants military service.
Through this, the applicant's service in the US armed forces will be verified by the
Department of Defense.

N-300, Application to File Declaration of Intention

This form my be filed by the lawful permanent resident of the United States, above the
age of 18. This form is not mandatory for Naturalization, but certain states in America
require the Declaration of Intention, if the applicant wishes to conduct a certain business
or to acquire certain licenses in that state.

N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings

This form may be filed, if you request a hearing before an Immigration officer on an
unfavorable judgment related to your Naturalization application. To request for a
hearing, you must file your request with the USCIS, within 30 days from the date of
receiving the decision.

N-644, Application for Posthumous Citizenship

United States grants citizenship for non US citizens who die as a result of an injury
caused due to active duty with the armed forces of the United States. Eligible
dependents of the deceased veteran such as parents, spouse, children and siblings
may apply for posthumous citizenship by filing Form N-644. In order to apply for
posthumous citizenship the application must be filed within two years, from the death of
the veteran.



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