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FEDERAL REGULATIONS (8 CFR) \ 8 CFR PART 301 -- NATIONALS AND CITIZENS OF THE
UNITED STATES AT BIRTH (Part 301 added 7/5/96; 61 FR 35111) (Corrected 8/27/96;
61 FR 43948) \ § Sec. 301.1 Procedures
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8 CFR part 341, a person residing in the
United States who desires to be documented as a United States citizen pursuant
of the Act may apply for a passport at a United States passport agency or may submit an application
on the form specified by USCIS in accordance with the form instructions and with
the fee prescribed by
8 CFR 103.7(b)(1).
The applicant will be notified when and where to appear before a USCIS officer
for examination on his or her application. (Revised effective 11/28/11,
53764; amended effective 7/6/09;
74 FR 26933
(2) A person residing outside of the United States who desires to be documented as a United States citizen under section
of the Act shall make his or her claim at a United States embassy or consulate, in accordance with such regulations as may be prescribed in the Secretary of State.
Oath of allegiance; issuance of certificate.
Upon determination by the district director that a person is a United States citizen pursuant to section
of the Act, the person shall take the oath of allegiance, prescribed in 8 CFR part
337, before an officer of the Service designated to administer the oath of allegiance within the United States, and a certificate of citizenship shall be issued. The person shall be considered a United States citizen as of the date of his or her birth.