Naturalization and Citizenship


Becoming a citizen of the United States is in most cases the ultimate goal of those who made the decision to live and work in this country.

In order to obtain citizenship by naturalization, foreign national citizens must meet certain requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

Holders Green Card

  • Be 18 years or older.
  • Have lived in the state or USICS district at least three months before applying.
  • He has been physically present in the US for at least 30 months over the last five years.
  • Having continuous residence in the US as a permanent resident for at least 5 years.
  • Being a person of good moral character and loyal to the principles of the Constitution.
  • Being Green Card holder for at least 5 years.
  • Reside continuously in the US from the time the application for naturalization.
  • Being able to read, write and speak English.
  • Having knowledge of US history and government.