G-1256, Declaration for Interpreted USCIS Interview

IMPORTANT: Do not sign the form before the interview. You and the interpreter must sign the form in the presence of the interviewing officer.

Purpose of Form

The interviewing officer uses this form to:

  • Record the presence of  an interpreter that you have provided for your USCIS interview;
  • Document your satisfaction with the interpreter’s ability to interpret from English to your language, and from your language to English;
  • Acknowledge that your interpreter may learn confidential information during your interview;  
  • Ensure the interpreter understands the requirements to serve as an interpreter, which includes accurately, literally, and fully interpreting for both you and the interviewing officer; and 
  • Notify you that the interviewing officer can deny permission for the interpreter to participate in the interview.

Number of Pages

Form 2; Instructions 2.

Edition Date

08/10/15.  You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

Where to File

Bring this form with you to your scheduled domestic interview.

IMPORTANT: Do not sign the form before the interview. You and the interpreter must sign the form in the presence of the interviewing officer.

Filing Fee

$0

Special Instructions

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