10 steps of becoming a U.S. citizen

By Myka W. and Hannah S.

10 steps to becoming a U.S. citizen.


Are you already a U.S. citizen? If not then go to step 2.

Step 2:

Complete your eligibility to become a U.S. citizen. You at least have to be 18 years or older and be a citizen for about 5 years.

Step 3:

Be ready for form number 400 Application for Naturalization. When you meet the goals to be a citizen you apply for form N-400.

Step 4:

Abide form number 400. Assign in your documents, pictures, and account.

Step 5:

Go to metrics consultation, if you are able to. USCIS requires fingerprints because of background checks.

Step 6:

Complete the interview.

Step 7:

Receive a decision from the USCIS on your form N-400.

Step 8:

Receive a letter to take the Oath of Allegiance. You may get to take the Oath the same day as your interview.

Step 9:

Take the Oath of Allegiance. You are not a U.S. citizen until you have taken the Oath so it is important not to miss it.

Step 10:

Understanding U.S. citizenship. Now you are officially a U.S. citizen!

How to know if you are already a U.S. citizen.

Generally you can become a U.S. citizen through birth.

Here are some pictures of becoming a citizen.

Your Done!!!