[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 112 (Monday, June 11, 2012)]
[Pages 34398-34399]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-14028]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N-565, Extension 
of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form N-
565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document; 
OMB Control No. 1615-0091.


    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. The information collection notice was 
previously published in the Federal Register on March 27, 2012, at 77 
FR 18255, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not 
receive any comments for this information collection notice.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
July 11, 2012. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
    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), and to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, 
Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 20 
Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020. Comments may also 
be submitted to DHS via email at USCISFRComment@dhs.gov or via the 
Federal eRulemaking Portal Web site at http://www.Regulations.gov under 
e-Docket ID number USCIS-2006-0052, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer 
via facsimile at 202-395-5806 or via email at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. When submitting comments by email please make 
sure to add OMB Control Number 1615-0091 in the subject box. All 
submissions received must include the agency name and e-Docket ID 
    Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, 
all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.Regulations.gov, and will include any 
personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this 
information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the 
amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary 
submission you make to DHS. For additional information, please read the 
Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of 
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies 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: Extension, without change, of a 
currently approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Replacement 
Naturalization/Citizenship Document.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the

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Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N-565; 
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. Form N-
565 is used to apply for a replacement of a Declaration of Intention, 
Certificate of Citizenship or Replacement Certificate, or to apply for 
a special certificate of naturalization as a U.S. citizen to be 
recognized by a foreign country.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 29,298 
responses at 55 minutes (0.916) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 26,836 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov.

    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.

    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Coordination 
Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20529-2020; Telephone 202-272-8377.

    Dated: June 5, 2012.
Laura Dawkins,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-14028 Filed 6-8-12; 8:45 am]