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Citizenship

Benefits of Becoming a U.S. Citizen

Become Eligible to Vote

Petition Your Relatives

Obtain Protection Against Deportation

Travel Without Restrictions

Apply for Naturalization

Requirements 

Must have been a legal permanent resident (green card holder) for at least 5 years or 3 years if married to a U.S. citizen. 

Fees

The government filing fee for the Application for Naturalization (Form N-400) is $725, paid to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. 

Fee Waiver 

Individuals who are low-income, receive public benefits (Medi-Cal, Cal-Fresh), and/or who are facing a financial hardship may apply for a fee waiver offered by the government (Form I-912).

Free Citizenship Classes

Register to our Citizenship Education Program!

The upcoming semester begins on February 21, 2024

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