A U.S. permanent resident or other eligible non-citizen;
Citizens of the Freely Associated States: the Federated States of Micronesia and the
republics of Palau and the Marshall Islands;
The following are acceptable documentation of citizenship or eligible non-citizenship: Note: All citizenship documentation must be presented in person. If you are taking
all online courses, and cannot present your documentation in person, contact our office.
Birth certificate showing that you were born in the United States, which includes
Puerto Rico (on or after January 13, 1941), Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands (on or after
January 17, 1917), American Samoa, Swain's Island, or the Northern Mariana Islands,
unless the person was born to foreign diplomats residing in the U.S.
A U.S. passport, current or expired.
Form FS-240 (Consular Report of Birth Abroad), FS- 545 (Certificate of birth issued
by a foreign service post), or DS-1350 (Certification of Report of Birth).
Certificate of Citizenship (N-560 or N-561), issued by USCIS to individuals who derive
U.S. citizenship through a parent.
Certificate of Naturalization (N-550 or N-570), issued by USCIS through a federal
or state court, or through administrative naturalization after December 1990 to those
who are individually naturalized.
Alien Registration Receipt Card I-151
Resident Alien Card I-551
Permanent Resident Card I-551
Arrival-Departure Record (CBP Form I-94) or Departure Record (From I-94A)
For permanent resident status, must be stamped "Processed for I 551" with expiration
date or "Temporary Form I-551" with appropriate information filled in. For other eligible
noncitizens, must be stamped as Refugee, Asylum Status, Conditional Entrant (before
April 1, 1980), Parolee, or Cuban-Haitian Entrant.
United States Travel Document
Machine Readable Immigrant Visa (MRIV)
The MRIV appears in the holder's (foreign) passport. If the passport is unexpired
and endorsed with an admission stamp and the statement "Upon endorsement serves as
temporary I-551 evidenc¬ing permanent residence for 1 year,".