Naturalization is an important milestone in the path toward U.S. citizenship. The decision to apply for citizenship is a very personal one. To help you prepare, USCIS has developed a variety of educational resources. In this section, you will find information on eligibility and testing, the application process, and study materials. You can also learn more about citizenship rights and responsibilities and find a free information session in your area. To get started, explore the links below.
Should I Consider U.S. Citizenship?
Learn about the reasons to consider U.S. citizenship.
Learn About Naturalization
Understand the process of becoming a U.S. citizen.
Apply for Citizenship
Identify the steps needed to apply for citizenship.
Study for the Test
Prepare for the naturalization interview and test.
Find Help in Your Community
Find an English and/or citizenship class, legal assistance, and USCIS-funded programs in your area.
Free Information Sessions
Find a free naturalization information session in your area.
Find a Citizenship Class
Use your zip code to find a citizenship program.
Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
Learn about citizenship rights and responsibilities.
Recursos para la naturalización
Find a list of USCIS resources in Spanish about the naturalization process.