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  • Immigration and Citizenship for immigration and citizenship applications, resources and services, including ActionNYC immigration legal help

You can get naturalization records for the years 1800 to 1959 from the National Archives and Records Administration. Naturalization records document citizenship.

You can also get immigration records for various ports for the years 1820 to 1982. Immigration records document foreign birthplaces and provide evidence of arrival in the United States.


Get naturalization records.

Get immigration records.

By Phone

  • Agency: National Archives and Records Administration
  • Phone Number: (866) 272-6272
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

You can contact the New Americans Hotline to request a naturalization record from 1983 to the present.

  • Agency: Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs
  • Division: New Americans Hotline
  • Phone Number: (800) 566-7636
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • You'll hear an automated message that will ask for your language. During business hours, you'll then be connected to an agent.

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