What does it mean to be a citizen?
Naturalization is a legal action that grants citizenship to a legal alien. The process includes multiple applications to submit and tests. These tests cover speaking, reading, writing, and basic information on the U.S. government. An interview with a USCIS officer is also required for naturalization.
- Be at least 18 years old
- Be a permanent resident for at least 5 years
- Live at the state you are applying at for at least 3 months
- Be able to read, write and speak English
- Have an understanding of the U.S. government