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How to Apply for U.S. Citizenship

Learn the steps for becoming a U.S. citizen including how to apply, sample test questions and what is the naturalization process. Also, find information on dual citizenship, how to get proof of your U.S. citizenship if you were born abroad or replace your lost or stolen citizenship certificate.

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about the general naturalization process.

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnTo become a U.S. citizen, you must:

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnHave had a for at least five years, or for at least three years if you’re .

    • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYou must renew your Permanent Resident Card before applying for citizenship if:

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYour card will expire within six months of applying, or

  • Your card has already expired

  • You can apply for naturalization before you receive your new Green Card. But, you’ll need to submit a photocopy of the receipt for your , when you receive it. 

  • Meet certain . To see if you’re eligible, click on the link that is most similar to your situation. Some requirements may include being:

    • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnAt least 18 years old when you apply 

    • Able to read, write, and speak basic English

    • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnOf good moral character

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnGo through the which includes:

    • Determining your eligibility to become an American citizen

    • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnCompleting , the application for naturalization. . 

    • Taking the U.S. Naturalization Test and having a personal interview. Note: The civics portion of the test has changed.

      • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf you applied for naturalization after December 1, 2020, you must take the .

      • If you filed for naturalization before December 1, 2020, you must take the . 

Helpful Resources For Citizenship

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Take the U.S. Naturalization Test

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnOne of the requirements in the naturalization process is taking the . The Naturalization Test has two components: a civics test and an English test.

Study Resources for the 2008 and 2020 Versions of the Civics Test

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  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miền - Study tool to help you test your knowledge of U.S. history and government. 

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miền if:

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYou were born abroad to U.S. citizen parents, and 

  • Your parents did not get a for you before you turned 18.  

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnForeign nationals receive a Certificate of Naturalization when they become American citizens. Get certified .

Replace Your Citizenship or Naturalization Certificates

if it was lost or stolen using .

If you have further questions, contact U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

means a person may be a citizen of the United States and of another country at the same time. U.S. law does not require a person to choose one citizenship or another.

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf you're a citizen of another country, contact that for information about its:

  • Laws

  • Policies

  • Mandatory military service

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnFor information on dual nationality from the point of view of another country, contact that .  

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf you have dual citizenship and plan to travel to or from the United States, you must use a U.S. passport to enter and leave the United States.

Information about giving up or losing your U.S. citizenship Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnis also available.

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnA licensed attorney skilled in citizenship matters can assist you with questions about your situation. A can often provide a good referral.

with your name and what years they searched for your birth certificate.
  • A Letter of No Record from the vital records office. You will also need to prove your birth in the United States.
  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf you were born outside the United States and your U.S. parent(s) did not register your birth at the , you may apply for a U.S. passport, but you will need:

    • Your foreign birth record showing your parents' names
    • Evidence of your parent(s) U.S. citizenship
    • Your parents' marriage certificate

    If you were born outside the U.S. and your U.S. parent(s) registered your birth with a U.S. Embassy, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) will be able to help you get a copy of a  (Form FS-240).

    in that country.

    • If your birth was recorded before your 18th birthday, the Embassy or consulate issued your parent(s) a document that is proof of your U.S. citizenship. This document is known as a (CRBA or Form FS-240). Learn how to request from the U.S. Department of State (DOS).

    • If the Embassy or consulate did not issue a CRBA and you are 18 years of age or older, learn how to get a from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

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    Last Updated: November 6, 2020

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