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USCIS begins requesting biometric information for Form N-565 applicants seeking Naturalization/Citizenship replacement documents

  1. Original Date Announced

    November 15, 2018

    USCIS has begun requesting biometric information from domestic applicants who file Forms N-565 (Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document), including photos, signature, and index fingerprint. This would require applicants to submit this information at Application Support Centers. USCIS also says it will begin to request biometric information from applicants for Form N-600 (Application for Certificate of Citizenship) starting early 2019. [ID #637]

    USCIS Notice: USCIS Issuing Biometric Appointment Notices for Domestic N-565 and N-600 Applicants
  2. Effective Date

    November 1, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Citizenship
Agencies Affected: USCIS


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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