Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

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Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby cdevita » 10 Feb 2010, 00:44

I have all of my paperwork ready to go for my appt in Los Angeles...One last item remains and that is the final from USCIS on the State of No Record. I am confident of them finding nothing since I did a census record, NARA search and county clerk search.

How long has it taken anyone to get a Certification of Nonexistence of a Record once sent in to D.C.?

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby arist » 10 Feb 2010, 02:57

3-4 months

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby cdevita » 10 Feb 2010, 13:42

ah! Thank you--better than a year I guess. So I will re-schedule appt

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby Mulé » 10 Feb 2010, 13:50

I think I got mine in record time. Well I got a couple responses in record time. I sent out 6 letters, and got 3 no records certifications back. The first three letters were probably discarded as they didn't contain enough information for them to perform the request, is my guess. The second set of letters were very detailed and I got them back in I think it was 2-4 weeks. I was surprised at how quickly they came back.

Here is my post about them.
http://italiangenealogy.tardio.com/Foru ... tml#106373

in this thread: http://italiangenealogy.tardio.com/Foru ... c/t=11351/

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby Mulé » 10 Feb 2010, 13:51

Keep appointment, better to go with what you have, they will most likely require multiple visits to apply anyhow. You can always mail in the document when it arrives. Better to get the ball rolling than to put it off, imho.

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby cdevita » 10 Feb 2010, 14:41

Oh!! OK!! I can't wait to go!

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby cdevita » 10 Feb 2010, 14:42

Oh!! OK!! I can't wait to go! Why will it require multiple visits if I am supplying everything on the their website list including census records and baptismal info? Did my homework here...

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby Mulé » 10 Feb 2010, 14:42

when are you scheduled? Tell me about it. I was also overly prepared. The official looked over ALL my originals with me, took almost 40 minutes, then said, please leave the photocopied set for further review. After an in-depth review he will determine if I am eligible to apply. I know I am eligible, I met ALL the documentation requirements. Not sure why I wasn't able to apply on the spot either.

Anyone else have a similar experience? Or am I just being made to wait?

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby cdevita » 10 Feb 2010, 14:46

The 6 letters you sent...were they for the Statement of No Record or the Certification of Nonexistence of THEIR letter? According to the USCIS website they are working on records from early November. Mine was sent in on Nov 12, 2009. I emailed them three times, received responses twice basically saying, "when we around to it". I sent another email yesterday but with Snowmageddon hitting the DC area, I imagine things are coming to a grinding halt there.

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby cdevita » 10 Feb 2010, 14:47

Scheduled March 26, 2010

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby Mulé » 10 Feb 2010, 14:50

I sent 6 request letters for the certified copy of non-existence of naturalization. I sent the same letter to the three addresses posted in that thread. Once I reviewed my letter, I didn't include place of birth, full name, parents names, etc to make the determination easier, so a few days later I sent another set of letters out to the 3 addresses. I got back 3 responses, one was a duplicate from the same person.

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby cdevita » 10 Feb 2010, 14:54

OK Thanks--so never seeing this letter they are going to send me--this isn't a letter in which I need to send an original back to them like an Apostille since you sent it to three places. I can send a copy of their STATEMENT OF NO RECORD requesting the Certification of Nonexistence...

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby Mulé » 10 Feb 2010, 15:20

Yeah, in my cover letter requesting the certified letter of non-existence of naturalization I put all the important details and included a copy of the "no records" that the USCIS sent to me when I did my initial search.

No apostille is needed for this proof.

I uploaded a redacted copy of the certified letter of non-existence of naturalization here: http://www.italiancitizenship.freeforums.org/post5162.html#p5162

I also uploaded it here just in case you can't view it on the other forum: certified letter of non-existence of naturalization

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby cdevita » 10 Feb 2010, 15:59

Thank you!

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Re: Certification of Nonexistence of a Record

Postby cdevita » 13 Mar 2010, 00:28

Had to tell someone--Sent in my request for Certification of Nonexistence of a Record...and received it in one week!! WOW!!


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