How Long Does It Take To Become A Citizen?

As a foreign national looking to become a U.S. citizen, it is important for you to not only understand the immigration process but to know how long it will take before you are able to gain citizenship. Becoming a naturalized citizen is not necessarily an easy thing to do, but it is well worth the effort. If you want to become a U.S. citizen, we advise you waste no time in contacting Brown Immigration Law. Our Cleveland personal injury lawyers are here to guide you through the entire process.

What are the Requirements for Becoming a U.S. Citizen?

There are certain requirements which must be met before an individual will be able to become a U.S. citizen. Maintaining residency in the U.S. for at least five consecutive years and being physically present for no less than 30 months within that five-year time period is the longest part of the naturalization process. Once you have fulfill ed that requirement, you will then need to complete the following:

  • Gather evidence to show you are of good moral character
  • Pass an English language test
  • Pass U.S. history and government exams

Each of these remaining requirements can be completed in a relatively short period of time. Once the residency qualification has been fulfilled it will usually take an additional six months to a year before you will be able to take the oath of citizenship.

Cleveland Citizenship Lawyer Serving All of Ohio

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, contact our law firm and schedule to meet with one of our Cleveland immigration lawyers right away. There are certain exemptions which can be used to help expedite citizenship, so it is advised you obtain legal representation as early as possible in the immigration process.

The lawyers here at Brown Immigration Law are well versed in immigration law and have successfully helped countless individuals obtain citizenship through naturalization. Regardless of where you are in the naturalization process, our experienced lawyers are more than capable of assisting you.

You may stand a much greater chance of reaching your citizenship goals if you hire an aggressive and skilled attorney from our immigration law firm. Contact Brown Immigration Law today to get started with an initial case review.

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