Citizenship and Naturalisation
A lawful permanent resident (LPR) can become a naturalized citizen by following these requirements:
- Be legal permanent residents in the U.S.
- Have lawful permanent resident status for at least five years, unless they are married to a U.S. citizen, in which case they must have LPR status for three years
- Have resided in the United States for at least 50 percent of the time they have had LPR status
- Have lived in the state they are filing their petition in for at least three months prior to submitting their application
- Be able to speak, write and read English
- Possess knowledge and understanding of U.S. history and our government structure
- Display good moral character and attachment to the principles of the Us Constitution
- Be at least 18 years old when submitting an application. If you are a minor you may be eligible for automatic citizenship if they are under 18 at the time one of their parents become naturalized.
Schedule an appointment with The Hamil Scott Law Firm today to guide you through your naturalization process. Attorney Hamil Scott has the skill and dedication necessary to see you through from inception to the ultimate resolution of your case.