N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship

Download Instructions for Form N-600

Download Form N-600

Purpose of Form :

For an individual to document U.S. citizenship status based on citizen parentage.

Number of Pages :

Form 7; Instructions 8

Edition Date :

01/18/11. Previous editions accepted.

Where to File :

Unless you live in Maryland, submit this application to the USCIS Field Office with jurisdiction over your place of residence (see the “USCIS Service and Office Locator” link to the right to find your local office).

Applicants filing N-600s who reside in Maryland must file the application at the Vermont Service Center.

Vermont Service Center
75 Lower Weldon St.
St. Albans, VT 05479-0001

Filing Fee :

$600. ($550 if filing for an adopted child, see the form instructions for full payment information.)

Special Instructions :

See the Form Instructions for detailed information on photo requirements.

Note on Filing Fee: The fee for Form N-600 is $600, except for U.S. citizen parents requesting a Certificate of Citizenship for an adopted child. For U.S. citizen parents filing on behalf of an adopted minor child under Section 320 of the INA, the fee is $550.

There is no fee for Form N-600 when filed by a member or veteran of any branch of the United States Armed Forces.  The member or veteran must attach proof of service; otherwise USCIS will charge a fee to file the Form N-600. Checks should be made payable to U.S. Department of Homeland Security


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