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Hi all! I received my oath ceremony letter today however I'm confused if the IO made a mistake on my name change. My name in my birth cert is just one first name. However, in my baptismal cert, I have two first names. Throughout the years I have been using 2 first names. When i applied for all my paperworks here, I used my 2 first names. During my naturalization interview, IO clarified it and told me that we will just go with my single first name in my application then apply for name change to make it officially 2 first names.

my question is: in my oath letter, it is addressed to my single name (birth certificate name). for those who had name changes, did you have your original names in your letter or the changed name already?

Just needed clarifications. Hoping to hear from anyone especially those who had name changes.

Thanks!


02/11/2011 => Day 00 => Package ( I-130, G-325a, I-485, I-693, I-894, I-765, G-1145) sent to Chicago lockbox
02/14/2011 => Day 03 => Package received and signed for in Chicago
02/18/2011 => Day 07 => Email and Text receipt notification
02/19/2011 => Day 08 => Cheques cashed - $1070 and $420
02/24/2011 => Day 13 => NOAs for I-130,I-485,I-765 received in the mail with notice date 02/18/11
03/11/2011 => Day 28 => Bio appointment letter received in the mail scheduled for 03/29/11
03/14/2011 => Day 31 => Biometrics early walk in done (orig schedule 3/29/11)
03/24/2011 => Day 41 => AP received in the mail with issue date 03/17/11
04/18/2011 => Day 66 => EAD card received in the mail
06/13/2011 => Day 122 => email,text & mail dated 06/09/11 for interview set on 07/19/11
07/19/2011 => Day 158 => AOS interview - APPROVED!!! got email/ text card production ordered
07/22/2011 => Day 161 => email/ text card production ordered (again) / got Welcome & approval notices in the mail
07/29/2011 => Day 168 => greencard in the mail! woohoo!!!
ROC
04/22/2013 => sent packet to CSC
04/23/2013 => received at CSC/ NOA1 receipt date

05/08/2013 => check cashed - $590

05/10/2013 => NOA1 in the mail

05/15/2013 => bio appt letter in the mail for 06/10/2013

05/24/2013 => early bio walk in

07/30/2013 => text/email card production ordered (7/29)

08/01/2013 => text/email card mailed thru USPS / ROC approval in the mail

08/03/2012 => 10 yr card in the mail

N-400

04/20/2014 => eligibility

04/21/2014 => N-400 packet mailed

04/23/2014 => delivered

04/26/2014 => check cashed

04/28/2014 => NOA notification text/email

04/30/2014 => NOA in the mail dated 04/25/2014

05/05/2014 => bio appt letter in the mail for 05/22/2014

05/15/2014 => bio appt (walk-in)

06/19/2014 => in line for interview

08/05/2014 => received yellow letter in the mail dated 07/31/2014

09/18/2014 => interview letter rcvd in the mail dated 09/15/2014 for 10/20/2014

10/20/2014 => passed interview!

10/24/2014 => online status changed to oath scheduling queue

10/31/2014 => received mail for oath schedule on 11/14/2014

11/14/2014 => oath taking ceremony at Ontario Convention Center... Officially a USC!!!

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Hi all! I received my oath ceremony letter today however I'm confused if the IO made a mistake on my name change. My name in my birth cert is just one first name. However, in my baptismal cert, I have two first names. Throughout the years I have been using 2 first names. When i applied for all my paperworks here, I used my 2 first names. During my naturalization interview, IO clarified it and told me that we will just go with my single first name in my application then apply for name change to make it officially 2 first names.

my question is: in my oath letter, it is addressed to my single name (birth certificate name). for those who had name changes, did you have your original names in your letter or the changed name already?

Just needed clarifications. Hoping to hear from anyone especially those who had name changes.

Thanks!

Your name change does not take effect until you take your oath at the naturalization ceremony.

Until that time, your legal name is the name you had at the time of your interview. So your current legal name is the name on your birth certificate.

USCIS addresses all letters in your current name, not the name you will get when you become a citizen.

At your oath, you should get your naturalization certificate in the new name that you requested as well as a name change certificate showing the approved name change request.


For a review of each step of my N-400 naturalization process, from application to oath ceremony, please click here.

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thank you!

Your name change does not take effect until you take your oath at the naturalization ceremony.
Until that time, your legal name is the name you had at the time of your interview. So your current legal name is the name on your birth certificate.
USCIS addresses all letters in your current name, not the name you will get when you become a citizen.
At your oath, you should get your naturalization certificate in the new name that you requested as well as a name change certificate showing the approved name change request.


02/11/2011 => Day 00 => Package ( I-130, G-325a, I-485, I-693, I-894, I-765, G-1145) sent to Chicago lockbox
02/14/2011 => Day 03 => Package received and signed for in Chicago
02/18/2011 => Day 07 => Email and Text receipt notification
02/19/2011 => Day 08 => Cheques cashed - $1070 and $420
02/24/2011 => Day 13 => NOAs for I-130,I-485,I-765 received in the mail with notice date 02/18/11
03/11/2011 => Day 28 => Bio appointment letter received in the mail scheduled for 03/29/11
03/14/2011 => Day 31 => Biometrics early walk in done (orig schedule 3/29/11)
03/24/2011 => Day 41 => AP received in the mail with issue date 03/17/11
04/18/2011 => Day 66 => EAD card received in the mail
06/13/2011 => Day 122 => email,text & mail dated 06/09/11 for interview set on 07/19/11
07/19/2011 => Day 158 => AOS interview - APPROVED!!! got email/ text card production ordered
07/22/2011 => Day 161 => email/ text card production ordered (again) / got Welcome & approval notices in the mail
07/29/2011 => Day 168 => greencard in the mail! woohoo!!!
ROC
04/22/2013 => sent packet to CSC
04/23/2013 => received at CSC/ NOA1 receipt date

05/08/2013 => check cashed - $590

05/10/2013 => NOA1 in the mail

05/15/2013 => bio appt letter in the mail for 06/10/2013

05/24/2013 => early bio walk in

07/30/2013 => text/email card production ordered (7/29)

08/01/2013 => text/email card mailed thru USPS / ROC approval in the mail

08/03/2012 => 10 yr card in the mail

N-400

04/20/2014 => eligibility

04/21/2014 => N-400 packet mailed

04/23/2014 => delivered

04/26/2014 => check cashed

04/28/2014 => NOA notification text/email

04/30/2014 => NOA in the mail dated 04/25/2014

05/05/2014 => bio appt letter in the mail for 05/22/2014

05/15/2014 => bio appt (walk-in)

06/19/2014 => in line for interview

08/05/2014 => received yellow letter in the mail dated 07/31/2014

09/18/2014 => interview letter rcvd in the mail dated 09/15/2014 for 10/20/2014

10/20/2014 => passed interview!

10/24/2014 => online status changed to oath scheduling queue

10/31/2014 => received mail for oath schedule on 11/14/2014

11/14/2014 => oath taking ceremony at Ontario Convention Center... Officially a USC!!!

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