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Form N-600 - Application for Certificate of Citizenship 

Form N-600 Summary
PurposeFor an individual to document U.S. citizenship status based on citizen parentage.
Size 9 Pages + Instructions
Edition Date12/16/12. Previous editions not accepted.
Where to FileMail your Form N-600 to the USCIS Phoenix Lockbox facility:

U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

P.O. Box 20100
Phoenix, AZ 85036

To submit an N-600 via express mail or courier deliveries, use the following address:

Attn: Form N-600
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Filing Fee $600.($550 if filing for an adopted child.)
Special Instructions Submit two identical color photographs of the applicant, taken within 30 days of the filing of this application. The photos must:

  • Have a white to off-white background

  • Be printed on thin paper with a glossy finish

  • Be unmounted and unretouched.

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.

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

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