If I’m applying for citizenship but don’t remember the exact dates of all the trips I took outside of the US, t isOK to indicate an approximate date?

I am a permanent resident.

Asked on March 1, 2012 under Immigration Law, Arizona


SB, Member, California / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You should try your best to have the exact dates of your foreign travel.  YOu should look through your passport pages as well as any prior ticket itineraries, frequent flyer accounts, etc.  If you still don't have the exact dates, put down the approximate dates and the most important thing is the periods of travel (2 weeks or 2 months) so that it does not affect your eligibility for naturalization.

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