Form N-400, Application for Naturalization
Helping Los Angeles Immigrants Become U.S. Citizens
If you have a green card, your next step in the immigration process may
be citizenship through naturalization. The
benefits of citizenship are innumerable, allowing you to sponsor family members and fully participate
in American society, politics, and government. But the process can be
extensive, beginning with
Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
Law Offices of Michael M. Felix, we can help you file this form as quickly, thoroughly, and accurately
as possible. The smallest mistakes or inconsistencies can prevent you
from obtaining citizenship, and our job is to give you the highest possible
chance of success. We can also guide you through all other aspects of
the naturalization process, such as helping you gather evidence of your
eligibility and preparing you for your interview.
Ready to get started on Form N-400?
Get in touch with our Los Angeles team today. We can begin with a free consultation.
Everything You Need to Know About Form N-400
The naturalization application is 20 pages long (not including instructions),
and you can file either online or by mail. The filing fee is currently
$640, plus an $85 biometric fee. However, the biometric fee can be waived
if you are 75 or older, and both fees can be waived if you are a military
Your application will need to include:
A copy of your
- A copy of your marriage certificate, if you are married
- Two passport-style photographs, if you are living outside the U.S.
- Evidence of your spouse’s employment abroad, if your spouse is a
U.S. citizen and you are applying under 319(b)
- Complete English translation of any documents in another language, along
with a certification from your translator
Past or current military members will need to include additional materials,
such as Form N-426, DD Form 214, NGB Form 22, official military orders,
and/or discharge orders.
USCIS also recommends reading
A Guide to Naturalization before applying, which is a comprehensive overview of the process, requirements,
and benefits of citizenship.
Requirements are extensive, including
time spent in the U.S. as a lawful permanent resident and
good moral character. During your naturalization interview, you will need to demonstrate your
knowledge of basic U.S. civics and history, as well as proficiency in
reading, writing, and understanding the English language.
Let Us Guide You Through the Naturalization Process
Our team at the Law Offices of Michael M. Felix has handled innumerable
citizenship cases, and we are fully prepared to use our experience to
help you accomplish your immigration goals. Going through this process
alone will increase your chances of making mistakes, missing opportunities,
and investing time and resources without the qualified support you need
to succeed. We believe you deserve the opportunities and benefits of U.S.
citizenship, which is why we have devoted our practice to immigration
law since 1975.
Request your free case evaluation by
contacting us online today. We offer services in English and Spanish.