Step 1: Submit Form N-400
Submit your Application for Naturalization (Form N-400) to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Step 2: Attend the biometrics appointment
Get your fingerprints, photo, and signature taken during a “biometrics appointment” at your nearest USCIS field office.
Step 3: Attend citizenship interview and exam at the USCIS field office
Go over your N-400 form with a USCIS officer.
Take the citizenship exam
The interview is also part of a “citizenship exam” that takes place the same day.
Step 4: Attend the Oath of Allegiance Ceremony
Upon approval of your citizenship application, attend an “Oath of Allegiance” ceremony at a USCIS field office, and receive your Naturalization Certificate.