N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA)

Use this form to request a hearing before an immigration officer on the denial of your Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.

Number of Pages

Form 8; instructions 9.

Edition Date

12/23/16. We will publish a new edition of this form soon. In the meantime, you may file using the 12/23/16 edition. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

Dates are listed in mm/dd/yy format.

Where to File

You have two options for filing your Form N-336 with USCIS:

  • Online, or
  • By mail (paper).

1. Filing your Form N-336 online

You must create an online account to file your Form N-336 online. Having an online account will also allow you to:

  • Pay your filing fee online;
  • Check the status of your case;
  • Receive notifications and case updates;
  • Respond to requests for evidence; and
  • Manage your contact information, including updating your address.

Note for Attorneys and Accredited Representatives: You can also create an online account, which will allow you to manage all of your clients’ applications in one place.

Still need help?

Use the online help form for:

  • Technical issues with your USCIS online account;
  • Forgotten user ID or a password reset; or
  • Information about your USCIS application.

2.  Filing your Form N-336 by mail

You may also submit this form by mail.

If you are filing as

Then file your form at the

  • Any filing type

USCIS Phoenix Lockbox

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):

P.O. Box 20100
Phoenix, AZ 85036

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

Attn: Form N-336
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034

If you are filing at a Lockbox facility, read our filing tips.

Even if you mailed us your form, you can still create a USCIS online account to track and manage your case online.

When you submit your Form N-336 through the mail, you will receive a USCIS Account Acceptance Notice in the mail with instructions on how to create a USCIS online account. We will continue processing your application even if you choose not to access your online account. We will also continue to send you copies of notifications about your case by mail through the U.S. Postal Service.

Filing Tips for Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings

  • Complete all sections of the form. We will reject the form if these fields are missing:
    • Part 1. Information About You, the Naturalization Applicant
      • Current Legal Name
      • Physical Address

Don’t forget to sign your form! We will reject any unsigned form.

Filing Fee

$700. If you file your Form N-336 online, you may pay your fee online.  If you file your Form N-336 by mail (paper), you may pay the fee with a money order, personal check, cashier’s check, or by credit card using Form G-1450, Authorization for Credit Card Transactions. If you pay by check, you must make your check payable to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. 

When you send a payment, you agree to pay for a government service. Filing and biometric service fees are final and non-refundable, regardless of any action we take on your application, petition, or request, or if you withdraw your request. Use our Fee Calculator to help determine your fee.

Note: If you filed Form N-400 as a member of the U.S. armed forces (under sections 328 or 329 of the INA) and we denied your application, you do not need to pay a fee to file Form N-336.

Special Instructions

E-Notification: To receive an email or text message when we accept your form, complete Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance and clip it to the front of the form.

Attorney or representative: You may be represented, at no expense to the U.S. government, by an attorney or other authorized representative. Your representative must submit Form G-28, Notice of Entry or Appearance as Attorney or Representative, with your Form N-336. Your representative may also submit Form G-28 at the time of your interview.

Filing Options

File online! It's easy and convenient.

File by paper:

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