To use this process to renounce your U.S. citizenship under Section 349(a)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), you must meet all of the following requirements:
- you are at least 18 years old,
- you are able to read or speak English,
- you do NOT have any developmental or intellectual disabilities, and
- you do NOT have a legal guardian appointed to you.
If you do not meet all these requirements, or if you want to submit an application for relinquishment because you have committed an expatriation act of U.S. citizenship, please contact us at BernCLN@state.gov