Piscataway, NJ asked in Immigration Law for New Hampshire

Q: Will I need to renew my Indian Passport, before I apply for U.S. citizenship and during the citizenship interview?

I am a lawful permanent residence since 5 years, and I gained my green card through work. Now I am applying for US Citizenship. My current Indian passport has expired. So Is it necessary to renew it? After getting a green card in August 2012, I have only visited India once (for 30 days in 2014) and my passport was valid during that trip, but it expired in last April 2017.

Kindly help me in this.


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Randall Drew
Randall Drew
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Bedford, NH
  • Licensed in New Hampshire

A: You won't need it to be unexpired if your green card is still valid. You will need an acceptable form of photo ID which is unexpired.

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