What to Bring to a Citizenship Workshop

If you’re ready to apply, when you come to the WORKSHOP or the appointment, bring with you:

  • Your alien card AND Social Security card AND your driver's license (or, if you don’t have a license, your state ID)

  • Dates of all travels outside U.S. since permanent residence

  • A list of all of your addresses for the past 5 years AND of all of your employers, dates and locations for the past 5 years

  • If currently married, your spouse’s name AND date of birth AND social security number AND alien number (if applicable) AND date of naturalization (if applicable)

  • If you were previously married, the date of the marriage to your ex-spouse AND the date the marriage ended

  • If your current spouse was previously married to someone else, the dates of the marriage (beginning and end) to his/her ex-spouse

  • If you have children – their names AND their addresses (if not living with you) AND their dates of birth AND their alien numbers

  • If you have ever been arrested – reason for arrest AND date AND place it happened AND outcome/disposition

  • Males: your Selective Service number and registration date – if you don’t know, call (847) 688-6888 or go to www.sss.gov

  • Money order for $725 payable to USCIS. Be aware that if you’re 75 or older the money order is  $640.

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