10 steps of becoming a U.S. citizen

By Myka W. and Hannah S.

10 steps to becoming a U.S. citizen.

Step1:


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!!!