Oath of Allegiance Ceremony

An individual is not a U.S. citizen until taking the Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony. After taking the Oath of Allegiance you will turn in your green card and receive your Certificate of Naturalization!

N-400 Application for Citizenship

The Form N-400 is Used to Apply for Citizenship 

What Happens After Filing N-400, Application for Naturalization? 

Approximately 3 weeks after properly filing your Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, you will receive a letter confirming receipt of your application. This letter is formally known as Form I-797CNotice of Action.

Appointment Notice for Biometrics

Approximately 4 to 5 weeks after filing you’ll receive an appointment notice that assigns the date, time and location of your biometrics screening.

Biometrics Appointment

Approximately 6 to 8 weeks after filing your biometrics screening will be conducted.