[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 187 (Tuesday, September 27, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59710-59711]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-24725]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N-600; Revision of 
an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form N-
600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship; OMB Control No. 1615-
0057.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following 
information collection request for review and clearance in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is 
published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. 
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until 
November 28, 2011.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, 20 
Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020. Comments may also 
be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202-272-0997 or via e-mail at 
uscisfrcomment@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail, please make 
sure to add OMB Control No. 1615-0057 in the subject box.

    Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning this information collection. Please do 
not submit requests for individual case status inquiries to this 
address. If you are seeking information about the status of your 
individual case, please check ``My Case Status'' online at: https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard.do, or call the USCIS National 
Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283.

    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the collection of information should address one or 
more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.
    Overview of this Information Collection:
    (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Certificate of 
Citizenship .
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N-600; 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. USCIS 
uses the information on Form N-600 to make a determination that the 
citizenship eligibility requirements and conditions are met by the 
applicant.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 57,000 
responses at 1.6 hours (1 hour and 36 minutes) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 91,200 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/. We may also be 
contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 20 Massachusetts 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020, Telephone number 202-272-8377.


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    Dated: September 21, 2011.
Sunday Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-24725 Filed 9-26-11; 8:45 am]
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