USCIS Form N-565

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

Get a Replacement Citizenship Document

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

  • Used to apply for a replacement Declaration of Intention
  • Used to apply for a replacement Naturalization Certificate
  • Used to apply for a replacement Certificate of Citizenship
  • Used to apply for a replacement Repatriation Certificate
  • Used to apply for a special certificate of naturalization as a U.S. citizen to be recognized by a foreign county
  • Not used to apply for citizenship. See Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
  • Not used to request an original Certificate of Citizenship. See Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship.

Typical reasons for replacing a citizenship document include:

  • Your certificate was lost, stolen or destroyed.
  • Your certificate was damaged/mutilated.
  • Your name has changed since the document was issued.
  • Your certificate contains incorrect information.

Yes, you can use Form N-565 to update your name on a Certificate of Citizenship, Declaration of Intention, Naturalization Certificate or Repatriation Certificate. If your name has been changed by marriage or by court order after the document was issued, you may apply for a new document in your new name.

USCIS Form N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document is also available directly from USCIS.