What is N-400 Application for Certificate of Citizenship?

Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, is an application to become a naturalized U.S. citizen. If your biological or legal adoptive mother or father is a U.S. citizen by birth, or was naturalized before you reached your 18th birthday, you may already be a U.S. citizen.

What form is for U.S. citizenship?

Form N-400
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 document do I need for N400?

Documents to submit with your N-400 Application for Naturalization

  • Proof of Green Card Holder (Permanent Resident) status.
  • Your application fee payment.
  • Proof of your current marital status.
  • Proof of your identity.
  • Proof of your military service.
  • Proof of any medical disability you have.
  • A fee-reduction application.

Can I fill Form N-400 online?

Filing your Form N-400 online You must create a USCIS online account to file your Form N-400 online.

Do I need to submit photos with N-400?

All naturalization applicants must include supporting documents with their Form N-400. If you file your application online, you will need to upload digital copies (scans or photos) of these documents to your online USCIS account.

How can I prove my citizenship without a birth certificate?

Early public records like a baptism certificate, U.S. Census records, U.S. school records, a hospital birth certificate, a family bible record, doctor or medical records, or Form DS-10 Birth Affidavit are accepted.

What is good citizenship for?

Conduct a classroom discussion on aspects of good citizenship, such as: obeying rules and laws, helping others, voting in elections, telling an adult if someone is a danger to themselves or others, and being responsible for your own actions and how they affect others. 2. No one is born a good citizen.

How to apply for citizenship with Form N-400?

Form N-400 is the application for U.S. citizenship through naturalization. A long and complex application, the form is 20 pages and has 18 sections. Here’s a step-by-step guide to complete Form N-400 along with some filing tips. Apply for Citizenship with FileRight!

What do you need to do to get a certificate of naturalization?

Biometrics: Applicants who file Form N-400 and later appear at an application support center (ASC) for biometric capturing are required to submit to a photograph and signature process. If we determine you are eligible for naturalization, we may use the photograph taken at the ASC on your Certificate of Naturalization.

Where do you file Form N-400 for a military spouse?

If you are applying based on being a current or former member of the military; a spouse of a current member of the military; or a spouse, parent or child of a deceased member of the military, you may file your Form N-400 online or by mail. If you choose to file by mail, send your application to the location listed below:

How to send USCIS Form G-1145 for citizenship?

E-Notification: If you want to receive an email and/or text message when we accept your form at a USCIS lockbox facility, complete Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance, and clip it to the first page of your application. How Do I Apply for Citizenship? (PDF, 2.21 MB)