You will need to get your Certificate of Naturalization Apostilled if you need to certify that you have obtained United States Citizenship through naturalization (a legal process of obtaining a new nationality). A Certificate of Naturalization is obtained from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
A Certificate of Naturalization is an United States Federal Government Document issued by the Department of Homeland Security's, Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and can only be Apostilled through the United States Department of State (USDOS) in Washington D.C. This document cannot be notarized, copy certified, and no State Office can process this document. All United States Federal Documents are processed through the United States Secretary of State or the United States Department of State.
How to Obtain a Certificate of Naturalization
Visit the USCIS website to request your Certification. Once received, mail us the document to be Apostilled.
If desired, you can also Request a Certified Copy of your Certificate of Naturalization, if you choose not to mail in the original.
How to Replace a lost, stolen, or destroyed Certificate of Naturalization
Contact the USCIS to apply to replace your Certificate of Naturalization using Form N-565.
Certificates of Naturalization Older Than 20 Years
In order for us to process your United States Passport, you must mail in the originalorcertified copyby USCIS to our office. ONLY THE ORIGINAL CERTIFIED DOCUMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED. A Photocopy is not acceptable. Once we receive your documents, in order to minimize errors and processing time, we will verify that all documents received from notaries before submitting them to be Apostilled. We will contact you as soon as possible if any errors are encountered and we will instruct you on how they need to be corrected.
Obtaining an Apostille can be a complicated process and should notbe left to someone who does not understand all of the steps involved. Untrained persons that do not understand all of the requirements for legalization in each country are more likely to make errors, which will severely delay the Apostille process and cost you more money.
Once the original English Certificate of Naturalization is properly received you can mail it to us to be Apostilled. We can also provide Certified Translation Services into the language required by the Country of Designation.
Here at Ezra Notary and Apostille,