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N400. part 9. Time outside of The United States. Filing online.

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Hi everyone, i'm filing online the form N400, under the 3 years rules of marriage to an us citizen . I have only 3 years in America and i never travel outside the United States. Put in the part 9, they asking about 5 years . So what should i put ? Please help me

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For the purpose of the N400, they are concerned about travel only after becoming an LPR.  You are fine with filling in only the past 3 years, and the adjudicating officer will know you are filing under the 3-year rule by the way you filled out the beginning of the online application, not the 5-year rule.

 

If you list the 2 years you were living outside of the US as "travel history", it will just result in the IO crossing out that period of time as it's irrelevant to your application (and possibly confuse the IO while they go through your application as it will appear as though you do not meet the physical presence requirements). 

 

This is a common issue with 3-year applicants, so don't stress out over it.  The online application is the general standard form, hence why it asks for 5 years.  Putting the prior 3 years only is fine, since you are filing under the 3-year rule.

 

 


Applied for Naturalization based on 5-year Residency - 96 Days To Complete Citizenship!

July 14, 2017 (Day 00) -  Submitted N400 Application, filed online

July 21, 2017 (Day 07) -  NOA Receipt received in the mail

July 22, 2017 (Day 08) - Biometrics appointment scheduled online, letter mailed out

July 25, 2017 (Day 11) - Biometrics PDF posted online

July 28, 2017 (Day 14) - Biometrics letter received in the mail, appointment for 08/08/17

Aug 08, 2017 (Day 24) - Biometrics (fingerprinting) completed

Aug 14, 2017 (Day 30) - Online EGOV status shows "Interview Scheduled, will mail appointment letter"

Aug 16, 2017 (Day 32) - Online MYUSCIS status shows "Interview Scheduled, read the letter we mailed you..."

Aug 17, 2017 (Day 33) - Interview Appointment Letter PDF posted online---GOT AN INTERVIEW DATE!!!

Aug 21, 2017 (Day 37) - Interview Appointment Letter received in the mail, appointment for 09/27/17

Sep. 27, 2017 (Day 74) - Naturalization Interview--- read my experience here

Sep. 27, 2017 (Day 74) - Online MYUSCIS status shows "Oath Ceremony Notice mailed"

Sep. 28, 2017 (Day 75) - Oath Ceremony Letter PDF posted online--Ceremony for 10/19/17

Oct. 02, 2017 (Day 79) -  Oath Ceremony Letter received in the mail

Oct. 19, 2017 (Day 96) -  Oath Ceremony-- read my experience here

 

Applied for US Passport - requested Routine/ Regular Service

Oct. 27, 2017 (Day 00) - Submitted Passport Application, filed in person at Post Office

Oct. 30, 2017 (Day 03) - Online tracker shows application has been received and is under processing

Nov. 08, 2017 (Day 12) - Online tracker shows "in final stages" and projected completion time of 11/13/2017

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