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Renounce U.S. Citizenship

Renunciation of U.S. citizenship is a serious decision, and, if approved by the Department of State, is irrevocable. Potential renunciants are asked to carefully reflect on their decision. Renunciation applicants must have two interviews with a U.S. consular officer.  The first interview is to discuss the process with a consular officer. The second interview, which must be in-person, is to collect payment and complete the process. Renouncing U.S. citizenship does not relieve the renunciant of existing U.S. tax obligations, legal matters, or criminal charges.

After the second interview, the case will be forwarded to the Department of State for review and decision. Only when the Department of State approves the case is the renunciation considered complete. The length of time for Department of State approval may take several months. Our office will contact you when this process is complete.

The non-refundable fee for renunciation is $2,350, payable in USD or VND at the time of the second interview. Fees are payable in cash or with the following credit cards in U.S. dollars: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. The Embassy and Consulate do not accept payment in the form of checks.

If applicants would like to schedule the initial interview, please submit an inquiry here.  Priority will be given to applicants who reside in Vietnam.

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