U.S. Citizen Through Naturalization
Naturalization is the process to voluntarily become a U.S. citizen if you were born outside of the United States. In general, you may be eligible if you can show continuous U.S. residence for three to five years, are at least 18 years old, and demonstrate good moral character and loyalty to the U.S. Constitution. You must also take the English and civics test, unless you qualify for an English language exemption or a medical disability exception.
Becoming a U.S. Citizen Through Naturalization
Who is eligible?
You are at least 18 years of age at the time you file the application; You have been a lawful permanent resident for the past three or five years (depending on which naturalization category you are applying under); You demonstrate continuous residence and physical presence in the United States; More Details >>
How to Apply
To Apply by Paper, Complete the Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
To Apply Online, Complete the online Application for Naturalization (N-400)
Mail your form to:
For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):
P.O. Box 4380
Chicago, IL 60680-4380
For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:
131 S. Dearborn, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517
Create a USCIS account
Complete the online Application for Naturalization (N-400)
Review and sign
Pay and submit