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Sec. 392.4 Issuance of a certificate of citizenship.
Approval of application
. When an application for
posthumous citizenship under this part has been approved, USCIS will issue a
Certificate of Citizenship to the applicant in the name of the decedent.
[Revised effective 11/28/11;
Delivery of certificate
. Delivery of the Certificate of Citizenship shall be made by registered mail to the address designated by the applicant. If the applicant resides outside the United States, the certificate shall be sent by registered mail to the Service office abroad, if one is located where delivery is to be made; otherwise, it shall be forwarded to the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.
Effective date of citizenship
. Where the Service has approved an Application for Posthumous Citizenship (Form N-644), the decedent shall be considered a United States citizen as of the date of his or her death.
Ineligibility for immigration benefits
. The granting of posthumous citizenship under section
of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, and issuance of a certificate under paragraph (a) of this section, shall not entitle the surviving spouse, parent, son, daughter, or other relative of the decedent to any benefit under any provision of the Act. Nor shall such grant make applicable the provisions of
of the Act to the surviving spouse.
. An application for a
replacement Certificate of Citizenship must be submitted on the form designated
by USCIS with the fee specified in 8 CFR 103.7(b)(1) and in accordance with the
form instructions. [Revised effective 11/28/11;