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Do I need to have the I-864 (Affidavit of Support) notarized?


No. I think that is an old rule.


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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: China

NO :no:

None of the I-864 forms need notarization, that includes I-864, I-864EZ, and I-864A.

Some editions of the Form I-864 and Form I-864A include a jurat to be completed by a notary or by a consular or immigration officer to show that the person signed or acknowledged the signing of the Form I-864 or I-864A under oath. The Form I-864 and Form I-864A, however, provide that they are signed “under penalty of perjury.” Thus, 28 USC 1746 (which deals with the legal effect of unsworn statements) makes it unnecessary for Form I-864 and Form I-864A to be signed in the presence of or certified by a notary public or an Immigration or Consular Officer. Note that the jurat has been removed from the January 15, 2006 edition of the Forms I-864 and I-864A. Form I-86EZ is a newer form, and therefore never had the jurat.

More: http://www.uscis.gov/files/pressrelease/AffSuppAFM062706.pdf

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