(b) How to prove you are an interim citizen of the United States if you live in the Northern Mariana Islands. As a resident of the Northern Mariana Islands you must meet certain conditions to prove you are an interim citizen of the United States. You must prove that you were domiciled in the Northern Mariana Islands as required by section 8 of the Schedule of Transitional Matters of the Constitution of the Northern Mariana Islands, or that you were born there after March 6, 1977. By “domiciled” we mean that you maintained a residence with the intention of continuing that residence for an unlimited or indefinite period, and that you intended to return to that residence whenever absent, even for an extended period. You must also give us proof of your citizenship if you are a citizen of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands of which the Marianas are a part.
(i) Statements of civil authorities; or
(ii) Receipts or other evidence that show you were domiciled there.
(i) Your identification card issued by the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands and a public or religious record of age which shows you were born in this territory;
(ii) Your voter's registration card;
(iii) A Chammoro Family Record showing your birth in the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; or
(iv) Your naturalization certificate.
(c) What to do if you cannot give us the information listed in paragraph (a) or (b). If you cannot give us any of the documents listed in paragraph (a) or (b), we may find you to be a citizen or a national of the United States if you—
(i) The date and place of your birth in the United States;
(ii) That you have voted or are otherwise known to be a citizen or national of the United States; or
(iii) The relationship to you and the citizenship of any person through whom you obtain citizenship.
(d) What “United States” means. We use the term United States in this section to mean the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands of the United States, American Samoa, Swain's Island, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
[47 FR 3106, Jan. 22, 1982, as amended at 62 FR 59813, Nov. 5, 1997]