522.2 Citizens or Non-Citizen Nationals

Eligible U.S. citizens or non-citizen nationals include individuals who:

8 U.S.C. § 1431

522.21 Verification of citizenship

The CAO must:

7 CFR § 273.2(b)(1)(iii)

Acceptable forms of verification include:

NOTE:  Accept only birth certificates for Puerto Rican individuals issued on or after July 1, 2010

NOTE:  As of December 31, 2010, the Department of State no longer issues the DS-1350.  The form is still valid for proof of identity and citizenship.

If an individual has made a reasonable effort to get proof but cannot do so, accept a signed affidavit from another U.S. citizen.

The affidavit must state that:



Revised October 3, 2014, replacing March 1, 2012