Certificate of naturalization

A naturalization certificate proves that you are a naturalized citizen and have successfully completed the citizenship process. A naturalization certificate can help you prove that you are authorized to live and work in the respective place, to travel, and vote in elections. Once you become a citizen, you will get a naturalization certificate. The application must be submitted in accordance with the rules and regulation and the application fee. The applicants must establish that she or he has met all the requirement/ naturalization eligibility for the insurance of the certificate.

Certificate of Naturalization Number

Every important certificate has some unique id no. in order to identify that. The number exist in the naturalization certificate is known as the certificate of naturalization number.

Certificate numbers can be found in a variety of documents in the public domain. Three common examples are below.
Certificate numbers are printed in red on some Certificates of Naturalization or Certificates of Citizenship issued since September 27, 1906. (see example below).

Certificate numbers may also be found on some indexes to court naturalization recordsCourt indices primarily reference court petition and declaration documents.  For that reason one must take care not to confuse the petition number with the certificate number.  They are not the same. (see example below of federal court naturalization index cards from the National Archives).

Many naturalization petition forms filed after June 1906 contain a blank for the final naturalization certificate number.  The certificate number may be noted in this blank on the back of the form. (see example below of a petition for naturalization found among federal court records at the National Archives).

Naturalization Certificates Replacement

An applicant may submit an Application for Replacement Naturalization certificate to request issuance of a replacement Certificate of Naturalization to correct the DOB or name if the applicant has obtained a state-issued document with a corrected DOB or name. Along with his or her application and the appropriate fee, the applicant must submit the court order or other state vital record.

You can apply for a replacement of the Naturalization certificate if you come under following categories.

  • If you had a certificate but it was lost, stolen, destroyed, or mutilated.
  • If you were issued a certificate which is incorrect due to typographical/clerical error by the government authority.
  • If your name was changed maybe by marriage, birth date was updated maybe by a court order or your gender was changed and is legally recognized.
  • If you are in need of a special certificate of naturalization which might be required by a foreign country to recognize you as a citizen of a particular country.

Naturalization Certificates Meaning

It is a process which is followed by the US people, which are born in US. It is the end of issue where an adult applies for US citizenship at the end of process. This application generally include the people which are born in US or which have parents as US citizen

There is a form named “Form N-400” through which you can apply for certificate of naturalization. A application for naturalization certificate consist of following criteria-

  • Complete name
  • Marital status
  • Place of residence
  • Photograph
  • Signature of applicant
  • Date f birth, sex and profession.

Sample of Naturalization Certificate

This includes the example or template of the certificate of naturalization. The design and the content and the criteria on which it depends vary from country to country. There are some sample of certificate given in image or PDF form, you can download them as per your requirements.

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