1. Who Can Apply
  2. How to Apply
  3. Test Help
  4. Checking Your Status

To be eligible for citizenship, you must:

  • have been a permanent resident for at least five years. If you are married to a US citizen you maybe be eligible after three years.
  • have lived continuously in the US for the last five years. If you left the country for more than six months in a row or have been out of the country for more than thirty months total you may not be eligible.
  • be 18 or older
  • be able to pass an English and civics test.
  • must be a person of “good moral character”
    • paid your taxes
    • not broken any laws