Do you have a sample cover letter to submit with Form N-400?

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CitizenPath has created a sample cover letter to help you file Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. You are not required to use a cover letter when filing Form N-400. However, an N-400 cover letter can be helpful if have unusual circumstances or need to clarify the details of your case.

Always keep your cover letter short and simple. Include the vital information such as your name and alien registration number. Be concise when explaining the purpose of the letter.

Sample N-400 Cover Letter

Use this sample cover letter as a guide. Do not submit this letter without updating it to fit your specific situation.

You may want to simply itemize the contents of your naturalization application packet. Or you can use the cover letter to bring information to the attention of the USCIS officer who will be reviewing your case. For example, you may want to make sure the office knows you will be requesting a waiver of the English language or civics exam requirement due to your age. The N-400 cover letter is the appropriate place to highlight this.

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Where to Address Your Cover Letter for Form N-400

Address your letter to the same address that you file Form N-400. Refer to the USCIS instructions for your applicable filing address. Or if you’ve used CitizenPath to prepare your N-400 application, refer to the custom filing instructions for the USCIS mailing address.

Source: USCIS