Do I need my Social Security card to get a passport?
Yes. 22 U.S.C. 2714a and 22 C.F.R 51.60(f) requires you to provide your Social Security number, if you have one, when you apply for a U.S. passport or renewal of a U.S. passport. If you fail to provide the information, you will encounter a delay in processing and/or denial of your passport application.
What will prevent you from getting a passport?
What Can Stop You From Getting a Passport?
- Felony Drug Convictions. While not all felons are automatically denied a passport, there are certain felons are more likely to lead to an application being denied.
- Unpaid Child Support.
- Unpaid Federal Loans.
- Minors Without Parental Consent.
- Incarcerated or Trouble with the Law.
What proof of citizenship do I need for a passport?
Original Birth Certificate (if born in the United States); or Old (undamaged) passport; or Original Certificate of Citizenship or FS-240, DS-1350 ( if born outside the US ); or Original Certificate of Naturalization issued by the Immigration and Naturalization Office.
Can I use an old passport as proof of citizenship?
Proof of citizenship can be an original or certified copy of a U.S. birth certificate, a certificate of naturalization or citizenship, or a consular report of birth abroad. Keep in mind, applicants can use an expired passport as either evidence of citizenship or photo ID, not both.
Can I get a US passport without a birth certificate?
Every U.S. citizen must have a passport in order to travel abroad. Passport acceptance facilities typically ask for a birth certificate as proof of citizenship. However, you can receive a passport without giving a birth certificate, as long as you give sufficient information in its place.
Can I get a US passport without my naturalization certificate?
Your naturalization certificate serves as proof to obtain a United States passport and other benefits provided to citizens. Without a naturalization certificate, you are unable to get a passport.
Do I have to submit my original naturalization certificate for passport?
You will need to submit your original certificate of naturalization or citizenship AND a photocopy when applying for your U.S. passport. USCIS does not prohibit photocopies of certificates when providing proof of U.S. citizenship to the Department of State.
What counts as proof of US citizenship?
Evidence of your claim to U.S. citizenship should include your parents’ birth certificates, marriage certificates, and naturalization certificates. You will also need your birth certificate, marriage certificate, or divorce decree to prove what your name is and to document any changes to your name.
How soon can I apply for a passport after naturalization?
You can apply for a U.S. passport immediately after your naturalization oath ceremony. However, if you decided to change your name as a part of your naturalization process, you will need to update other documentation, such as your social security card and driver’s license before you can apply for a U.S. passport.
Can I apply for passport right after naturalization?
When you Become a U.S. Citizen We strongly recommend that you apply for a U.S. passport through the U.S. Department of State soon after you take the Oath of Allegiance. Please allow sufficient time between your naturalization ceremony and any planned travel to receive your passport.
Do they return certificate of naturalization after apply for passport?
Answer: Supporting documents sent with a passport application are returned in a separate mailing. Your citizenship certificate should be in the mail soon. Please call the NPIC at 1-877-487-2778 for more information.
Does Social Security number change after citizenship?
You will need to visit Social Security so they can update your Social Security record. Wait at least 10 days after your ceremony before doing so and be prepared to show them your Certificate of Naturalization or your U.S. passport.
Can you be deported after becoming a citizen?
The Rights of a U.S. Citizen After Naturalization. You cannot be deported to your country of former citizenship or nationality. You’ll have just as much right as any other American to live and work in the United States. Even if you’re charged with a crime in the future, you’ll be able to stay in the United States.
Does your social security card have to match your birth certificate?
Answer: It is ideal to have all your identification documents (birth certificate, license, SS card, state ID, passport, etc.) match, especially because of Real ID. You either follow what’s on your birth certificate or have your name legally change to what you prefer.
What is the issue date of my SSN?
Beginning with cards issued October 2007 or later, Social Security cards include the issue date on the front of the card. Tax preparers tell us that some people are crossing out the issue date and replacing it with their birth date.
Can SSN be suspended?
— No, your Social Security number cannot be suspended, revoked, frozen or blocked. It anyone tells you that, hang up immediately. But just to make sure it’s truly the SSA calling you back, hang up and call SSA’s main number at (800) 772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).
Can I use a dead person’s SSN?
Identity thieves can strike even after death. An identity thief’s use of a deceased person’s Social Security number may create problems for family members. The Social Security Administration (SSA) maintains a national file of reported deaths for the purpose of paying appropriate benefits.