Naturalized Citizens

Naturalized Citizens in the United States

Citizenship Towards Naturalzation

Naturalization is a process by where U.S citizenship is granted to a foreign citizen or national after he/she fulfills the requirements established by congress in an Immigration and Nationality Act.

Steps to Citizenship

You can be a U.S citizen by birth or by naturalization.

You have to be 18 years old to have a permanent residence for 5 years.

You can marry a U.S citizen for 3 years to have eligibility.

If you meet all the requirements, complete Form N-400.

Submit form N-400 and send all your information to USCIS.

Go to biometrics appointment, if applicable.

Get you finger print for a background check.

Complete an interview.

Receive a decision from the USCIS.

You can get granted or denied.

Receive a notice to take oath of allegiance.

Take the oath of allegiance.

You have to understand U.S Citizens.


  • You have to have been a permanent resident for at least 5 years.
  • You have to have been at least a permanent resident for 3 years to file as a spouse.
  • You can join the military.
  • You can be a citizen for your child to qualify.