AFFIDAVIT WITH THE APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE OF NATURALIZATION UNDER CITIZENSHIP ACT
 

Before the Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs . …………..

In the matter of application for a certificate of naturalization under the Citizenship Act, 1955.

Affidavit of A, aged about…………………….years, son of
Shri………………………………..……………….resident of……………………………………………..…………………

I, A, aged about…………………….years, son of
Shri……………………………………………………………….……….resident of………………………………………….
solemnly affirm and state as under:

1. That I have applied for the Citizenship of India by naturalisation under the Indian Citizenship Act, 1955 on ……………………………..

2. That I am not a citizen of any country, where citizens of India are prevented by law or practice of that country from becoming subjects or citizens of that country by naturalization.

3. That I was a citizen of…………………….and I have renounced the citizenship of that country in accordance with the law therein in force in that behalf and I have notified such renunciation to the Central Government.

4. That I have stayed in India for about thirteen months i.e. w.e.f . ……………….. immediately preceding the date of the application for naturalization.

5. That I have resided for over 4 years in India during the seven years immediately preceding the period of twelve months.
6. That I have an adequate knowledge of language which is specified in the VIIth Schedule to the Constitution of India.

7. That I intend to permanently reside in India, in the event of a certificate of naturalization
being granted to me.

8. That if any time before the Certificate of Naturalization is issued to me, the accuracy of the aforesaid facts is changed by any alteration and circumstances, I undertake to inform the same to the Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi.

I, A, the above named deponent do hereby declare and verify that the contents of paras 1 to 7 of this affidavit are true to my knowledge, the contents of para 8 are submissions to this Hon’ble authority and nothing material has been concealed and no part of it is false. So help me God.

Verified at…………………….on this…………………….day of…………………….20…………………….

Bombay

Date ……………………. Deponent

Oath of allegiance in terms of Citizenship Act

I, A…………………….do solemnly affirm that I will bear the faith and allegiance to the Constitution as by law established and I will faithfully observe the law of India and fulfil my duties as a citizen of India.

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