Minimum requirements to apply:

  • You are 18 years of age or older
  • You have lived in the United States as a green card holder (permanent resident) for five years (or three years if married to and living with the same U.S. citizen, spouse).

What to bring to a Citizenship Now! event:

  • Green card and all passports used in the last five years
  • Home/school/employment history for the last five years (or three years if married to a U.S. citizen)
  • Children’s information (date of birth, A#, addresses)
  • Marital history (Information about your past spouses)
  • Certified Court Disposition for every arrest or charge. A Certified Court Disposition is an official court document that shows the current status of a case or its final outcome.
    • In New York make a request for a Certificate of disposition/MTA letter for any arrests, tickets, and citations. Read about how to obtain certificates of disposition for each arrest in English and Spanish.

Applicants must pay a $725 filing fee to USCIS unless they qualify for a fee waiver. Please do not bring cash or money orders to the event.

*Fees listed as of December 2016. Check the USCIS Immigration Forms website for updated fees.