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Good day Everyone!

I would really appreciate your advice on one matter :

My Naturalization interview is scheduled for May, and I recently became concerned about the portion that says Other Names Used. I come from Ukraine where the name spelled differently in two languages - Ukrainian and Russian. I provided the name which has Ukrainian spelling as it is the name on all of my legal ids - my passport,BC, and GC.

However, a lot of times I used Russian spelling of my first and last names in everyday life as in Ukraine both versions of the name are used on daily basis depending on the language spoken. Now I am worried because I DID NOT put a Russian version in the Other Names Used section, naturally assuming that it is the same thing. Should I correct it during the interview and mention this to the IO? Or should I just relax? ☕️

Thank you,

Partita?


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I would put the same thing that you put on all your other immigration paperwork.


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06/17/11 - status change - scheduled for interview

06/20?/11 - received physical interview letter

07/13/11 - Interview in Fairfax,VA - easiest 10 minutes of my life

07/19/11 - Oath ceremony in Fairfax, VA

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Removal of Conditions

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Good day Everyone!

I would really appreciate your advice on one matter :

My Naturalization interview is scheduled for May, and I recently became concerned about the portion that says Other Names Used. I come from Ukraine where the name spelled differently in two languages - Ukrainian and Russian. I provided the name which has Ukrainian spelling as it is the name on all of my legal ids - my passport,BC, and GC.

However, a lot of times I used Russian spelling of my first and last names in everyday life as in Ukraine both versions of the name are used on daily basis depending on the language spoken. Now I am worried because I DID NOT put a Russian version in the Other Names Used section, naturally assuming that it is the same thing. Should I correct it during the interview and mention this to the IO? Or should I just relax? ☕️

Thank you,

Partita?

Hey,

I'm from Ukraine as well and I have an identical situation with the spelling of my first name. Don't worry about it as you have a chance to explain it during your interview. BTW, it's been discussed in the topic below.

Good luck!

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/545754-dont-be-lulled-into-thinking-n400-interview-is-casual/

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Hey,

I'm from Ukraine as well and I have an identical situation with the spelling of my first name. Don't worry about it as you have a chance to explain it during your interview. BTW, it's been discussed in the topic below.

Good luck!

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/545754-dont-be-lulled-into-thinking-n400-interview-is-casual/

Thanks for your reply. My situation is a little different, as I have a Ukrainian spelling on all documents, but in everyday life I was using Russian spelling of my name quite a lot. And my question really is whether I should mention it myself during the interview, or it really doesn't matter at all.

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Thanks for your reply. My situation is a little different, as I have a Ukrainian spelling on all documents, but in everyday life I was using Russian spelling of my name quite a lot. And my question really is whether I should mention it myself during the interview, or it really doesn't matter at all.

Partita,

I also have a Ukrainian spelling on all documents and in everyday life I was also using the Russian spelling. In fact, to my surprise, USCIS sent me the receipts using Russian version but that's besides the point...

Answering your question, it's up to you. If they ask you will explain. I personally plan to bring it up during my interview given how unpredictable the IO can be. And I actually mentioned it also on my N400 - in the question of "list all names used".

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Partita,

I also have a Ukrainian spelling on all documents and in everyday life I was also using the Russian spelling. In fact, to my surprise, USCIS sent me the receipts using Russian version but that's besides the point...

Answering your question, it's up to you. If they ask you will explain. I personally plan to bring it up during my interview given how unpredictable the IO can be. And I actually mentioned it also on my N400 - in the question of "list all names used".

Olna83, thanks so much for your advice! Good luck with everything!?

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