How to Renounce US Citizenship

Procedure to renounce citizenship of The United States of America

Persons intending to renounce US. citizenship must first get citizenship of another country approved. Failure to do this they may end up being stateless and unable to travel as they would not be entitled to a US passport after renunciation. To visit the United States after renunciation of US citizenship, a valid foreign passport and a US visa would be necessary. Parents are not allowed to renounce the citizenship of their minor children. Generally minors cannot renounce US citizenship until they reach the age of majority. However, in some cases minors seeking to renounce their US citizenship must demonstrate to a consular officer that they are acting voluntarily [are not being for instance made to renounce citizenship by their parents] and that they fully understand the implications/consequences attendant to the renunciation of US. citizenship. US. citizens cannot renounce their citizenship by mail, through an agent, or while in the United States. A person wishing to renounce his or her US. citizenship must do so at a US Consulate or Embassy abroad. The procedure requires: Make an appointment to appear in person before a US. consular or diplomatic officer in a foreign country at the US Consulate or Embassy and apply in the appropriate form. Sign an oath of renunciation To view sample Oath/Affirmation of Renunciation FORM Click HERE Do note that renunciation of US citizenship cannot be done while living in the United States. Renunciation must be done in a foreign country. US Citizenship Renunciation Fee Renunciation of US. citizenship prior to July 2010 was free! then the fee was set at US$ 450 and effective September 12, 2014 the fee was raised to $2,350. Despite the steep price of saying goodbye to US citizenship the number of US citizens renouncing citizenship seems to be going up every year. The primary reason for may US citizens opting for renunciation is perhaps the tax reporting requirements of worldwide income laws of USA.  
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How to Renounce US

Citizenship

Procedure to renounce citizenship of

The United States of America

Persons intending to renounce US. citizenship must first get citizenship of another country approved. Failure to do this they may end up being stateless and unable to travel as they would not be entitled to a US passport after renunciation. To visit the United States after renunciation of US citizenship, a valid foreign passport and a US visa would be necessary. Parents are not allowed to renounce the citizenship of their minor children. Generally minors cannot renounce US citizenship until they reach the age of majority. However, in some cases minors seeking to renounce their US citizenship must demonstrate to a consular officer that they are acting voluntarily [are not being for instance made to renounce citizenship by their parents] and that they fully understand the implications/consequences attendant to the renunciation of US. citizenship. US. citizens cannot renounce their citizenship by mail, through an agent, or while in the United States. A person wishing to renounce his or her US. citizenship must do so at a US Consulate or Embassy abroad. The procedure requires: Make an appointment to appear in person before a US. consular or diplomatic officer in a foreign country at the US Consulate or Embassy and apply in the appropriate form. Sign an oath of renunciation To view sample Oath/Affirmation of Renunciation FORM Click HERE Do note that renunciation of US citizenship cannot be done while living in the United States. Renunciation must be done in a foreign country. US Citizenship Renunciation Fee Renunciation of US. citizenship prior to July 2010 was free! then the fee was set at US$ 450 and effective September 12, 2014 the fee was raised to $2,350. Despite the steep price of saying goodbye to US citizenship the number of US citizens renouncing citizenship seems to be going up every year. The primary reason for may US citizens opting for renunciation is perhaps the tax reporting requirements of worldwide income laws of USA.  
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