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Affidavits sworn to or Affirmed by in Form I-751 - do they have to be notarized?

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I am in the process of collecting all the documents needed in order to file for I-751 - removal of conditional residence. One of the required documents is - Affidavits sworn to or Affirmed by 2 people. Does that mean I need to get them notarized? Or would a signature of the affidavit provider suffice? The form does not mention it anything specifically.

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Have it notarized! Good Luck.


has to be notarized and you need to provide photo identification of the affiant

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I agree with my colleagues


Yes. Affidavits must be notarized. Also, the affidavit must include certain basic information regarding the person making the affidavit: his or her full name and address; date and place of birth; relationship to you or your spouse, if any; and full information and complete details explaining how the person acquired his or her knowledge. Good luck.

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