Secretary of State
NOTE: If your name is different from what's on your birth certificate, you'll need to bring in a certified name-change document, such as your marriage license or court order. Multiple documents may be needed if your name has changed more than once.
|Acceptable Proof of U.S. Citizenship:||Acceptable Proof of Legal Presence for
|Valid, unexpired U.S. passport or passport card||*Valid, unexpired Permanent Resident Card,
issued by USCIS or INS (I-551)
|*Foreign passport with Machine Readable
Immigrant visa with Temporary I-551 Language
|Original or certified copy of birth certificate issued
by a state, county, municipal authority, or outlying
possession of the U.S. bearing an official seal.
|*Temporary I-551 stamp in valid unexpired Foreign
passport or passport card
*Employment Authorization Card (I-766)
|Consular Report of Birth Abroad issued by the U.S.
Department of State (FS-240, DS-1350, or FS-545)
|*Refugee Travel Document (I-571) (valid,
unexpired) with stamped I-94
|*Foreign passport (unexpired) with an I-94
|*Certificate of Naturalization (N-550, N-570, or N-578)||*Foreign passport (unexpired) with an admission
stamp and/or U.S. visa
|*Approved U.S. Department of Labor Certification
with Foreign Passport (unexpired) with a port-of-
entry stamp or U.S. visa (unexpired)
|*Certificate of U.S. Citizenship (N-560 or N-561)||*Currently expired USCIS documents
accompanied by an I-797 receipt showing a request
in process to extend or adjust status may be
accepted if the adjustment or change in status can
be verified by SAVE.
Documents annotated with a (*) must be verified in SAVE