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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.

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

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Edition Date

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

Dates are listed in mm/dd/yy format.

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.

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