What documents do I need for my citizenship application?
Bring the following documents to the appointment:
- Form I-551, Permanent Resident Card;
- Appointment notice; and.
- A second form of identification (driver’s license, passport, or state identification card). Your second form of identification must have your photograph on it.
Can I do my citizenship application online?
Apply for U.S. citizenship by submitting Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. This form is available to file online. There are exceptions and modifications to the naturalization requirements that are available to those who qualify. USCIS also provides accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
What is the waiting time for citizenship application?
The national average processing time for naturalization (citizenship) applications is 14.5 months, as of June, 2021.
Where can I get my citizenship papers?
C-Files and certain A-Files can be requested through the USCIS Genealogy Program. If you are a naturalized citizen seeking your own documentation, you can place a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to USCIS to obtain a copy of your A-File and/or request a replacement certificate of citizenship from USCIS.
Is it better to file for Citizenship online or by mail?
Filing a form online is better than mailing a paper form because you can: Enter your information using a phone, tablet, or computer; Avoid common mistakes (for example, you won’t be able to submit without signing); Receive immediate confirmation that we have received your form instead of waiting for the mail.
Is a Social Security card a certificate of citizenship?
You may be a citizen of the U.S. by birth or by naturalization. Acceptable evidence is a birth certificate showing birth within the U.S. Other acceptable evidence of U.S. citizenship includes: INS discontinued issuance of this card in 1983; however these cards are still valid as proof of U.S. citizenship.)