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This document contains official instructions for USCIS Form N-565 , Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document - a form released and collected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Citizenship and Immigration Services. An up-to-date fillable USCIS Form N-565 is available for download through this link.
Q: What is Form N-565?
A: Form N-565 is an application to USCIS for a replacement naturalization/citizenship document.
Q: Who can file Form N-565?
A: USCIS Form N-565 can be filed by individuals who have previously been granted U.S. citizenship or naturalization.
Q: Why would someone need to file Form N-565?
A: Form N-565 is filed to request a replacement of a naturalization/citizenship document that has been lost, stolen, damaged, or contains incorrect information.
Q: What documents can be requested with Form N-565?
A: With Form N-565, you can request a replacement Certificate of Citizenship or Replacement Naturalization Certificate.
Q: Can I submit Form N-565 electronically?
A: No, Form N-565 cannot be submitted electronically. It must be mailed to the designated USCIS lockbox address.
Q: Are there any special requirements for submitting Form N-565?
A: Yes, you must include certain supporting documents, such as a copy of the original naturalization/citizenship document or a police report if it was lost or stolen. The specific requirements are outlined on the form instructions.
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