And how to get started

What is Naturalization

Naturalization is the way a person not born in the U.S. becomes a citizen of the U.S.

How to become a U.S. citizen

To start naturalization you have to be at least 18 years old and have to have been a resident for 5 years you must also meet the other requirements

Here are the steps to become a citizen

  1. Determine if you are already a U.S. citizen.
  2. Determine your eligibility to become a U.S. citizen.
  3. Prepare Form N-400, Application for Naturalization
  4. Submit Form N-400, Application for Naturalization
  5. Go to the biometrics appointment, if applicable
6. Complete the interview-If your application is continued—Go to STEP 6A-If your application receives a final decision—Go to STEP 7

6A. Application contenued

7. Receive a decision from USCIS on your Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.

8. Receive a notice to take the Oath of Allegiance.

9. Take the Oath of Allegiance to the United States

10. Understanding U.S. citizenship