How to become an American citizen


Who is eligible for citizenship and how do you complete your application for citizenship?

You have to be at least 18 years of age, a residence in America, and you must have a good moral character.


You must complete the N-400 form, get two eligible photos of yourself, collect the necessary documents, and pay the 320$ application fee.

Fingerprint and Being Interviewed

You are also required to give your fingerprint to become a citizen.


1. Receive an appointment letter from the USCIS

2. Get your fingerprint taken

3. Mail additional documents if requested


1. receive a ceremony date

2. check in

3. Return your resident card

4. Answer questions about what you have been doing since your interview

5. Take the Oath of Allegiance

"I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform noncombatant service in the Armed Forces of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform work of national importance under civilian direction when required by the law; and that I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; so help me God"