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USCIS Form N-400 - Application for Naturalization

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CitizenPath is a private company. We are not a part of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or any other government agency. Your access to and use of this site is subject to additional Terms of Use.

CitizenPath’s self-directed immigration software helps you correctly navigate the immigration process. The service makes the process easy and helps you identify potential problems before you pay. Our U.S. Citizenship/Naturalization Package costs $127 and includes:

  • Access to Attorney-Reviewed Software – designed to make the process easy and identify problems
  • Form N-400, Application for Naturalization – official USCIS form will be prepared and ready to sign
  • Form G-1145 – official USCIS form will be prepared (no signature)
  • Filing Instructions – detailed instructions customized to your answers in the application to include:
    • Specific directions on supporting documents that must be submitted with the application
    • Recommendation for organizing your application package
    • Mailing address for your application
  • Access to customer support
  • Access to support articles, sample cover letters and affidavits
  • Money-back guarantee your application will be approved
Upon completion, you have responsibilities:
  • You must mail your signed form directly to USCIS and
  • You must pay any USCIS fees related to this form.
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Let’s determine if you are eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship.


Parents include your biological or legal adoptive mother or father.


  • Except for some rare exceptions, you must be 18 years of age to file N-400.
    If you believe that you are eligible, CitizenPath recommends that you contact an experienced immigration attorney.

If your green card is missing or mutilated, the naturalization process may be difficult.  Explain more >>
  • You will need the Date You Became a Lawful Permanent Resident and your Alien Registration Number (A-Number) to complete this application. This information is found on your green card. You may also have an I-797C, Notice of Action, that includes this information. If you no longer have this information, please make an appointment at USCIS to obtain it.
Years as a Permanent Resident
Your time as a permanent resident begins on the date you were granted permanent resident status. This date is on your permanent resident card (green card). Typically, the date will be on the front of your green card and labeled as "Resident Since."  Explain more >> 
  • You have been a Permanent Resident for .
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.







  • You are most likely not eligible to file Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. Although there are special provisions that exempt certain applicants from the general requirements listed, CitizenPath cannot support these applications at this time.
  • Congratulations, you're likely eligible to file N-400, Application for Naturalization. As a military applicant, you will not be required to pay any USCIS fees!
    Please click "Next Page" below to continue your application.

Extensive time outside the U.S. can prevent you from meeting the physical presence requirement. But certain types of employment may count as time spent in the U.S.  Explain more >>

Extensive time outside the U.S. can prevent you from meeting the physical presence requirement. But certain types of employment may count as time spent in the U.S.  Explain more >> 

Trips outside the U.S. of 6 months or more in length can disrupt your continuous residence requirement.  Explain more >>

Although you are not applying for naturalization as a military applicant, any trips that you may have taken as a member of the U.S. armed forces will not count against your continuous residence or physical presence.
  • Congratulations, you are likely eligible to file N-400, Application for Naturalization. 
    Please click "Next Page" below to continue your application.
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Let’s get started with some basic information about you.

Birth Information

Select the name of the country where you were born (even if it no longer exists).

  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

Select the name of the country where you are currently a citizen or national. If you are stateless, select the name of the country where you were last a citizen or national. If you are a citizen or national of more than one country, select the name of the foreign country that issued your last passport.

Biographic Information


Hispanic or Latino individuals may originate from many different countries.  Explain more >>

Select any and all races for which you identify.  Explain more >>
feet
 
inches

 
lbs

Select the option that best describes the natural color of your hair.

Select the option that best describes the natural color of your eyes.
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Please tell us your name.

Current Legal Name
Your current legal name is the name on your birth certificate unless it has been changed after birth by a legal action such as a marriage or court order. Do not provide a nickname. Spell out middle names completely and do not use just the initial. If you do not have a middle name, you may leave this field blank.  Explain more >>
 
Name as it Appears on your Permanent Resident Card

Name on your Permanent Resident Card (if different from above)
Other Name(s)

Include nicknames, aliases and a maiden name if applicable.  Explain more >>
Other Name #1
Other Name #2
  • This USCIS form only provides space for 2 names. You will need to list the additional information on a separate sheet and attach it to your application. Keep this box checked and we'll show you how in your filing instructions.
Change your Name
You may ask the Court to legally change your name at a naturalization ceremony. If the Court grants your request, your new name will appear on your Certificate of Naturalization.  Explain more >>

Your New Name
Additional Information

A-
Also known as an A-Number, your Alien Registration Number is an 8- or 9-digit number that can be found on your Permanent Resident Card.  How to find this >>

If you do not have a Social Security Number, leave this field blank.  How to find this >>

If you do not have a USCIS Online Account Number or do not know, you may leave this field blank.  How to find this >>
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Applicant's Address History

Provide your address history for the most recent five years. Starting with your current home address list each place you have lived over the last five years, even if it was in a different country.  Explain more >>
Current Home Address
Your current home address is the address where you live now. Please make sure you provide a complete address. Do not use a Post Office address (P.O. Box) unless it is your only address.
 
Dates You Lived Here
If you cannot remember the exact date that you moved in to your current residence, estimate the date to the best of your memory.
  • You have lived here for . You need to provide five years of history, if you need to continue please click "Add a previous address" below.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
Previous Address #1
Dates You Lived Here
If you cannot remember the exact date that you moved in to this residence, estimate the date to the best of your memory.
  • You have provided of address history. You need to provide five years of history, if you need to continue please click "Add a previous address" below.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
Previous Address #2
Dates You Lived Here
If you cannot remember the exact date that you moved in to this residence, estimate the date to the best of your memory.
  • You have provided of address history. You need to provide five years of history, if you need to continue please click "Add a previous address" below.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
Previous Address #3
Dates You Lived Here
If you cannot remember the exact date that you moved in to this residence, estimate the date to the best of your memory.
  • You have provided of address history. You need to provide five years of history, if you need to continue please click "Add a previous address" below.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
  • This USCIS form only provides space for 4 addresses. You will need to list the additional information on a separate sheet and attach it to your application. Keep this box checked and we'll show you how in your filing instructions.

You must live in the state or USCIS district where you claim residence for at least 3 months prior to filing Form N-400.
  • You must live in the state or USCIS district where you claim residence for at least 3 months prior to filing. You may complete this application, but do not mail it to USCIS until you meet the 3 month requirement. (Note: If you are applying on the basis of qualifying military service, this requirement does not apply to you.)

Your mailing address is where you prefer to receive mail. If your mailing address is different than your home address, check "Yes."
Mailing Address

You may list a valid residence, APO, C/O, or commercial address in the United States. This may be a Post Office address (P.O. Box) if that is how you receive your mail. If your mail will be sent to someone other than yourself, please include an “In Care of Name” as a part of your mailing address. If your mailing address is a U.S. territory and it contains an urbanization name, list the urbanization name in the "In Care of Name" box. 


Contact Information
Provide contact information so that USCIS can reach you. Your mobile phone number and/or email address will also be used so that CitizenPath can create a complimentary Form G-1145 for you. By filing G-1145 with your application, USCIS will text and/or email you when they have accepted the application for processing.
 
If you are hearing impaired and use a TTY telephone connection, please check the option next to the relevant phone numbers.
 
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We'll need to get some details about your parents.

If your biological or legally adoptive mother or father is a U.S. citizen, you may already be a U.S. citizen.




  • You may already be a U.S. citizen. CitizenPath suggests that you consult with an experienced immigration attorney before filing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
Your U.S. Citizen Mother
Enter your mother's full name. Spell out middle names completely and do not use just the initial. If your mother does not have a middle name, you may leave this field blank.
 
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

A-
Also known as an “A-Number,” an Alien Registration Number is an 8 or 9 digit number that can be found on a Permanent Resident Card. If your mother does not have an A-Number, you may leave this field empty.  How to find this >>



  • You may already be a U.S. citizen. CitizenPath suggests that you consult with an experienced immigration attorney before filing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
Your U.S. Citizen Father
Enter your father's full name. Spell out middle names completely and do not use just the initial. If your father does not have a middle name, you may leave this field blank.
 
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

A-
Also known as an “A-Number,” an Alien Registration Number is an 8 or 9 digit number that can be found on a Permanent Resident Card. If your father does not have an A-Number, you may leave this field empty.  How to find this >> 
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Employment and School History

List each period of (full time or part time) employment/unemployment/school over the last 5 years. Begin with your most recent job/school and do not leave any gaps in your history. Include military, police and/or any intelligence service. If there was a period that you did not work, you may select Unemployed, Homemaker, or Retired. 
Current Period

Details

Date this period started

If you cannot remember the exact date for this period, estimate the date to the best of your memory.
  • You have accounted for . You need to provide five years of history, if you need to continue please click "Add a previous job / school" below.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
Previous Period #1

Details

Dates for this period

If you cannot remember the exact date for this period, estimate the date to the best of your memory.
  • You have provided of employment history. You need to provide five years of history, if you need to continue please click "Add a previous job / school" below.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
 
Previous Period #2

Details

Dates for this period

If you cannot remember the exact date for this period, estimate the date to the best of your memory.
  • You have provided of employment history. You need to provide five years of history, if you need to continue please click "Add a previous job / school" below.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
 
Previous Job / School
  • This USCIS form only provides space for 3 employers/schools. You will need to list the additional information on a separate sheet and attach it to your application. Keep this box checked and we'll show you how in your filing instructions.
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Let’s get some information about your marital history.


Select the marital status you have on the date you are filing this application.

Select the number of times you have been married. If you are currently married, include your current marriage. Include any annulled marriages. If you were married to the same spouse more than one time, count each time as a separate marriage.
Your Current Spouse

Current Spouse's Legal Name

Current Spouse's Previous Legal Name

This is the name used by your spouse prior to his/her current legal name (e.g. maiden name prior to your marriage). You may leave blank if not applicable.

Other Names Used by Your Current Spouse

This include nicknames, aliases, and maiden name if applicable. If your spouse has no other names, leave blank.

Other Information About Your Current Spouse

  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

If your current spouse is not working, type "Unemployed."

Current Spouse's Home Address


  • We found a problem. You started this application on the basis of your marriage and residence with a U.S. citizen spouse. If you do not live at the same address as your spouse, your application will most likely be denied. CitizenPath suggests that you consult with an experienced immigration attorney before filing N-400.
 

Current Spouse's Citizenship / Nationality


  • We found a problem. You started this application on the basis of your marriage with a U.S. citizen spouse. If you are not currently married to a U.S. citizen, you may not continue. You will most likely need to file N-400 as a permanent resident with 5 years of continuous residence.
You can generally find the date on your spouse's Certificate of Naturalization or Certificate of Citizenship if available.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.


A-
 
Also known as an “A-Number,” your spouse's Alien Registration Number is an 8 or 9 digit number that can be found on a Permanent Resident Card. If your spouse does not have an A-Number, you may leave this field empty.  How to find this >>

Current Spouse's Previous Marriages



Enter the number of times your spouse has been married (including to you). Include any annulled marriages. If he/she was married to the same spouse more than one time, count each time as a separate marriage. For example, if your current spouse was married once before you, your answer would be “2”.

Your Current Spouse's Prior Spouse

Please provide some information about your current spouse's prior marriage. "Unknown" is an acceptable answer if you do not know or cannot reasonably obtain the information.

  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

Enter "Other" country of birth

Enter "Other" country of citizenship / nationality
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

  • This USCIS form only provides space for 1 prior marriage. You will need to list the additional information on a separate sheet and attach it to your application. Keep this box checked and we'll show you how in your filing instructions.
Your Previous Marriages
Please provide some information about your prior spouse. "Unknown" is an acceptable answer if you do not know or cannot reasonably obtain the information.

Select the option showing the immigration status your previous spouse had at the time your marriage ended. If your spouse was not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident at that time, select “Other” and explain. If you do not know, enter "Unknown."
If you do not know, enter "Unknown."
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

Select your prior spouse's birth country. If you do not know and cannot reasonably find the information, select "Unknown."

Select your prior spouse's country of citizenship or nationality. If you do not know and cannot reasonably find the information, select "Unknown."
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

  • This USCIS form only provides space for 1 prior marriage. You will need to list the additional information on a separate sheet and attach it to your application. Keep this box checked and we'll show you how in your filing instructions.
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Let’s get some information about your children.

This section applies to any of your children, regardless of whether they are:
  • Alive, missing, or dead;
  • Born in other countries or in the United States;
  • Under 18 years or adults;
  • Married or unmarried;
  • Living with you or elsewhere;
  • Stepsons or stepdaughters or legally adopted or 
  • Born when you were not married


Information About My Child

Enter your child's complete legal name. Spell out middle names completely and do not use just the initial. If the child does not have a middle name, you may leave this field blank.

Child's Current Legal Name
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

A-
Also known as an “A-Number,” an Alien Registration Number is an 8 or 9 digit number that can be found on a Permanent Resident Card. If your child does not have an A-Number, you may leave this field empty.  How to find this >>



Choose if the son or daughter is currently living with you; if that son or daughter is missing or dead; or if the son or daughter is not currently living with you.
Child's Current Address
Information About My Child

Enter your child's complete legal name. Spell out middle names completely and do not use just the initial. If the child does not have a middle name, you may leave this field blank.

Child's Current Legal Name
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

A-
Also known as an “A-Number,” an Alien Registration Number is an 8 or 9 digit number that can be found on a Permanent Resident Card. If your child does not have an A-Number, you may leave this field empty.  How to find this >>



Choose if the son or daughter is currently living with you; if that son or daughter is missing or dead; or "Other" if the son or daughter is not currently living with you.
Child's Current Address
Information About My Child

Enter your child's complete legal name. Spell out middle names completely and do not use just the initial. If the child does not have a middle name, you may leave this field blank.

Child's Current Legal Name
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

A-
Also known as an “A-Number,” an Alien Registration Number is an 8 or 9 digit number that can be found on a Permanent Resident Card. If your child does not have an A-Number, you may leave this field empty.  How to find this >>



Choose if the son or daughter is currently living with you; if that son or daughter is missing or dead; or "Other" if the son or daughter is not currently living with you.
Child's Current Address
Information About My Child

Enter your child's complete legal name. Spell out middle names completely and do not use just the initial. If the child does not have a middle name, you may leave this field blank.

Child's Current Legal Name
  • You entered an invalid date. Please enter a valid date in the past.

A-
Also known as an “A-Number,” an Alien Registration Number is an 8 or 9 digit number that can be found on a Permanent Resident Card. If your child does not have an A-Number, you may leave this field empty.  How to find this >>



Choose if the son or daughter is currently living with you; if that son or daughter is missing or dead; or "Other" if the son or daughter is not currently living with you.
Child's Current Address