How to become a U.S. Citizen
1.Complete Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
2.Get two photographs of yourself that meet immigration service requirements (pose, size, lighting, etc.).
3.Collect the necessary documents.
4.Send your application, documents and fee ($320 application fee/$70 biometric fee for fingerprinting as of August 2004) to the appropriate Service Center.
Being Interviewed and Tested
1.Receive an appointment for your interview.
2.Go to your local office at the specified time.
4.Answer questions about your application and your background.
5.Take the English and civics tests.
6.Receive a decision.
Taking Oath of Allegiance
1.Receive a ceremony date.
2.Check in at the ceremony.
3.Return your Permanent Resident Card.
4.Answer questions about what you have been doing since your interview.
5.Take the oath of allegiance.