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USCIS proposes revisions to Form N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document

  1. Original Date Announced

    August 30, 2018

    USCIS seeks comment on proposed revisions to Form N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document. USCIS is updating Form N-565 to include the collection of biometric processing information: Ethnicity, race, height, weight, eye color, and hair color;. USCIS is also clarifying reasons for the application and providing more detailed instructions. For example, USCIS is standardizing the biometric services appointment language on forms to notify individuals that biometric information may be required. The Immigration Biometric and Background Check SORN is added as coverage. [ID #916]

    Federal Register Notice: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document Supporting Statement Submitted to OMB Table of proposed form changes Table of proposed changes to instructions Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTA)
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  3. Biden Administration Action

    April 22, 2021

    Table of Changes Form N-565

    Table of Changes outlining proposed changes to Form N-565.

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  4. Biden Administration Action: Modified

    April 22, 2021

    N-565 Revision

    This Biden administration policy proposes to revise the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On April 22, USCIS invited comment on proposed revisions to the Form N-565 approved under the Trump Administration. Comments are due June 21, 2021.

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  5. Biden Administration Action

    April 22, 2021

    Table of Changes Instructions to Form N-565

    Table of Changes outlining proposed changes to the Form N-565 Instructions.

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  6. Biden Administration Action: Modified

    August 28, 2021

    Extension of Comment Period - Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Replacement Naturalization/ Citizenship Document

    On July 28, 2021, DHS published a notice of 30 additional days for public comment on the proposed revision of Form N-565. Comments are due August 27, 2021.

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Current Status

Not in effect
April 22, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration
April 22, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration
April 22, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration
August 28, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Forms and Information Collection
Subject Matter: Citizenship
Agencies Affected: USCIS

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