Know the U.S. Citizenship Eligibility Requirements Before Applying
Thinking about becoming a U.S. Citizen? Learn about the Citizenship Eligibility Requirements Today!
Applying for U.S. Citizenship can be a daunting and scary process. When deciding that you want to look into the application process to become a U.S. citizen, it is important to know the all of the citizenship eligibility requirements. Below are the requirements for becoming a U.S. citizen:
In order to become a U.S. Citizen, you must:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Have had a green card for 5 years (or 3 years if you are married to a U.S. citizen)
- Have been continuously living in the U.S for the past 5 years
- Have been physically present in the U.S. for the past 30 months
- Meet the good moral character requirement
Although most U.S. citizenship applicants meet the basic requirements, there are some special circumstances in which you can apply for citizenship. These may include
- People who served in the U.S military
- Relatives of someone who has served in the U.S. Military
If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about applying for U.S. citizenship or checking their eligibility for the benefits of these paths, our blog is a great place to find up to date information and useful resources. Additionally, if your case is more complex and you would like to speak with a licensed immigration attorney, you can learn more about the benefits of an initial consultation before deciding on the best path for you here.
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