Most people apply for U.S. Citizenship by using the N-400 application. However, some people may qualify under the N-600. To know the difference please contact us for a consultation. In this section, we will only discuss the N-400.

General Requirements to Become US Citizen:

1

At minimum must be a Legal Permanent Resident for five (5) years. If you obtained LPR status by marriage you may qualify after three (3) years.

2

Good Moral Character (Generally you must not owe taxes or at least have a payment plan, you must not owe child support, and you must not have any significant criminal history).

3

Passing Civics and U.S. History Examination

4

English Requirement (may be waived if you are certain age and certain number of years in LPR status)

5

Travel History (must not have spent more than 180 days continuously outside the U.S. or 30 months outside the U.S. in aggregate for the last five years)