8 CFR Ch. I (1–1–02 Edition)
§ 337.10 Failure to appear for oath ad-
An applicant who fails to appear
without good cause for more than one
oath administration ceremony for
which he or she was duly notified shall
be presumed to have abandoned his or
her intent to be naturalized. Such pre-
sumption shall be regarded as the re-
ceipt of derogatory information, and
the procedures contained in § 335.5 of
this chapter shall be followed.
[58 FR 49916, Sept. 24, 1993]
PART 338—CERTIFICATE OF
338.1 Execution and issuance of certificate.
338.2 Execution in case name is changed.
338.3 Delivery of certificates.
338.5 Correction of certificates.
338.11 Execution and issuance of certificate
of naturalization by clerk of court.
338.12 Endorsement by clerk of court in case
name is changed.
338.13 Spoiled certificate.
AUTHORITY: 8 U.S.C. 1103, 1443; 8 CFR part
§ 338.1 Execution and issuance of cer-
(a) Issuance. When an applicant for
naturalization has taken and sub-
scribed to the oath of allegiance in ac-
cordance with §§ 337.1, 337.2 and 337.3 of
this chapter, a Certificate of Natu-
ralization, Form N–550, shall be issued
by the Service at the conclusion of the
oath administration ceremony. For
each applicant appearing at a judicial
oath administration ceremony pursu-
ant to § 337.8, the Service shall prepare
the Certificate of Naturalization and
forward it to the clerk of court suffi-
ciently in advance of the ceremony to
ensure the timely delivery on the date
the oath administration ceremony is
(b) Execution of certificate. The certifi-
cate shall be issued to the applicant in
his or her true, full, and correct name
as it exists at the time of the adminis-
tration of the oath of allegiance. The
certificate shall show, under ‘‘former
nationality,’’ the name of the appli-
cant’s last country of citizenship, as
shown in the application and Service
records, even though the applicant may
be stateless at the tim