N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322

Purpose of Form

Children who regularly reside in a foreign country may use this form to claim U.S. citizenship based on their parents.

Number of Pages

Form 13; instructions 16.

Edition Date

02/13/17. No previous editions accepted. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

Where to File

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):
P.O. Box 20100
Phoenix, AZ 85036

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:
Attn: Form N-600K
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034

IMPORTANT: Effective June 12, 2017, if you are filing an N-600K application for a child of a U.S. service member stationed overseas, use the addresses above.

Filing Tips for Form N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322

  • Complete all sections of the form. We will reject the form if these fields are missing:
    • Part 1 – Information About the Child’s Eligibility
    • Check only ONE box in Part 1. If you check multiple boxes in Part 1, we will reject and return your form.
  • Don’t forget to sign your form! We will reject any unsigned form.

Filing Fee

$1,170.  You may pay the fee with a money order, personal check, or cashier’s check.  When filing at a USCIS Lockbox facility, you may also pay by credit card using Form G-1450, Authorization for Credit Card Transactions. If you pay by check, you must make your check payable to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Please note that service centers are not able to process credit card payments.

Read our Paying Immigration Fees page for information on how to pay the fee.

Special Instructions

E-Notification: If you are filing your Form N-600K at one of the USCIS Lockbox facilities and want to receive an email and/or text message we accept your form, complete Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance, and clip it to the first page of your application.

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.

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