Submit two identical color photographs of the applicant, taken within 30 days of the filing of this application. The photos must:
IMPORTANT: Laser printed digital photos need to have been taken by a high resolution camera with at least 3.5 mega pixel resolution and have no visible pixel or dot pattern.
- Have a white to off-white background
- Be printed on thin paper with a glossy finish
- Be unmounted and unretouched.
Otherwise, they will be rejected.
Passport-style photos must be 2” x 2”. The photos must be in color with full face, frontal view. Head height should measure 1” to 1 3/8” from top of hair to bottom of chin, and eye height is between 1 1/8” to 1 3/8” form bottom of photo. Your head must be bare unless you are wearing a headdress as required by a religious order of which you are a member. Using pencil or felt pen, lightly print your name and Alien Receipt Number on the back of the photo.
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