For a child who regularly resides in a foreign country to claim U.S. citizenship based on the child's parents.
Number of Pages :
Form 8; Instructions 9.
Edition Date :
05/03/13. USCIS will accept editions dated 02/05/12 and 08/01/11 until July 14, 2013. After July 14, 2013, we will only accept the 05/03/13 edition.
Where to File :
USCIS P.O. Box 20100 Phoenix, AZ 85036
To submit an N-600K via express mail or courier deliveries, use the following address:
USCIS Attn: Form N-600K 1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85034
E-Notification: If you are filing your Form N-600K at one of the USCIS Lockbox facilities, you may elect to receive an email and/or text message notifying you that your application has been accepted. You must complete Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance, and clip it to the first page of your application in order to receive the notification. To download a copy of Form G-1145, including the instructions, click on the link at the top of the page.
IMPORTANT: If you are filing an N-600K application for a child of a member of the U.S. armed forces stationed overseas, use the following address:
Nebraska Service Center P.O. Box 87426 Lincoln, NE 68501-7426
If you are filing an N-600K application via express mail or courier delivery for a child of a member of the U.S. armed forces stationed overseas, use the following address:
Nebraska Service Center 850 S Street Lincoln, NE 68508
Filing Fee :
$600. ($550 if filing for an adopted child, see form instructions for additional information.)
Special Instructions :
When Completing Form N-600K: Avoid These Mistakes to Prevent Rejection
Part 2, Information About Your Eligibility:
Check only ONE box in Part 2. If you check multiple boxes in Part 2, USCIS will reject your Form N-600K and return it to you for correction and re-filing.
Part 8, Signature
Part 8 must be signed. If there is no signature, USCIS will reject your form N-600K and return it to you for correction and re-filing. If you are a parent, grandparent or legal guardian completing Form N-600K on behalf of a child who is under 18 years of age, then you must sign in Part 8.
The person who completes Form N-600K for an applicant is required to complete and sign the designated section in Part 9, "Signature of person who prepared this form for you."
Checks should be made payable to U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Adopted Children: The fee for Form N-600K 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 322 of the INA, the fee is $550.
Attorney or representative: You may be represented, at no expense to the U.S. government, by an attorney or other duly authorized representative. Your representative must submit Form G-28, Notice of Entry or Appearance as Attorney or Representative, with your Form N-600K. Your representative may also submit Form G-28 at the time of your interview.