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OI 332a Amendment of application and petition executed by affirmation.
Amendment of applications and petitions
executed by affirmation
OI 332a.1 Amendment of applications and petitions executed by affirmation
When any naturalization, citizenship, or nationality application, or naturalization petition is executed by affirmation, or petition affirms in lieu of taking the oath, the word "affirm" shall be substituted for the word "swear" in the related affidavit, and the word "affirmed" shall be substituted for the words "sworn to" in the related jurat. Where the quoted alternatives are already printed on the form, the words "swear" and "sworn to" shall be stricken. Additionally, the words "under oath", which form
a part of the statement in the petition relative to the approval of the preliminary investigation, and any other verbiage in the forms inconsistent with an affirmation shall be deleted or modified as appropriate. Finally, the words "SO HELP ME (US) GOD" shall be stricken from the related affidavit in the applications and petitions.