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 a request for a Certificate of Loss of Nationality (CLN) on the basis of a potentially expatriating act under INA 349(a)(1)-(4),please contact us at BernCLN@state.gov