U.S Department ofJustice
Certification of Identity
FORM APPROVED OMB NO. 1103-0016
Privacy Act Statement. In accordance with 28 CFR Section 16.41(d) personal data sufficient to identify the individuals submitting requests by mail under the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. Section 552a, is required. The purpose of this solicitation is to ensure that the records of individuals who are the subject of U.S. Department of Justice systems of records are not wrongfully disclosed by the Department. Requests will not be processed if this information is not furnished. False information on this form may subject the requester to criminal penalties under 18 U.S.C. Section 1001 and/or 5 U.S.C. Section 552a(i)(3).
Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 0.50 hours per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Suggestions for reducing this burden may be submitted to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Public Use Reports Project (1103-0016), Washington, DC 20503.
Full Name of Requester 1 ________________________________________________________________________
Citizenship Status 2 __________________________ Social Security Number 3 _____________________________
Current Address _______________________________________________________________________________
Date of Birth _______________________________ Place of Birth ______________________________________
OPTIONAL: Authorization to Release Information to Another Person
This form is also to be completed by a requester who is authorizing information relating to himself or herself to be released to another person.
Further, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. Section 552a(b), I authorize the U.S. Department of Justice to release any and all information relating to me to:
Print or Type Name
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the foregoing is true and correct, and that I am the person named above, and I understand that any falsification of this statement is punishable under the provisions of 18 U.S.C. Section 1001 by a fine of not more than $10,000 or by imprisonment of not more than five years or both, and that requesting or obtaining any record(s) under false pretenses is punishable under the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(i)(3) by a fine of not more than $5,000.
Signature 4 _________________________________________________ Date _____________________________
1Name of individual who is the subject of the record(s) sought.
2Individual submitting a request under the Privacy Act of 1974 must be either “a citize n of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence,” pursuant to 5 U.S.C. Section 552a(a)(2). Requests will be processed as Freedom of Informat ion Act requests pursuant to 5 U.S.C. Section552,rather thanPrivacy Act requests,for individuals who are not United States citizens or aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
3Providing your social security number is voluntary. You are asked to provide your social security number only to facilitate the identification of records relating to you. Without your social security number, the Department may be unable to locate any or all records pertaining to you.
4 Signature of individual who is the subject of the record sought.