• Citizenship


    Our citizenship program is designed to provide support and resources to green card holders who are seeking to become United States citizens. We understand that the process of becoming a citizen can be daunting and overwhelming, which is why we are here to help every step of the way.
Our Program

Offers free citizenship assistance, including help with filling out paperwork, preparing for the citizenship test, and navigating the legal requirements. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to ensuring that you have the resources and support you need to successfully navigate the citizenship process.
We offer a variety of services, including one-on-one assistance every Thursday, consultations, group workshops, and access to resources and information, such as English and citizenship classes.

Basic Requirements:

  • To be 18 years old or more
  • Have been a lawful permanent resident of the United States for at least 5 years (or 3 years if you have been married to a US citizen for those 3 years)
  • Have been physically present in the United States for at least half of the five (or 3) years
  • Have resided for at least 3 months in the state in which the application for naturalization will be completed
  • Be able to read, write and speak basic English
  • Be a person of good moral character

Fee waiver calculator

The application fee for naturalization is currently $725, which includes the biometric service fee of $85. To applicants who meet certain requirements, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services offers a fee waiver program as well as a reduced fee option. Use the calculator below to see if you are eligible for a waiver or a reduced application fee.

English Classes

DUSA is proud to offer English classes specifically designed for citizenship applicants. Our classes are taught by experienced instructors who understand the unique needs of those preparing for the citizenship exam. Our goal is to help you feel confident and prepared as you take the next step in your journey towards citizenship.

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Course On Demand

DUSA is proud to announce the launch of our new online citizenship course! This is a comprehensive online resource for individuals seeking to become United States citizens and offers a range of interactive modules, exercises, and resources designed to help you prepare for the citizenship test successfully.

Our online course covers all of the topics that you need to know for the citizenship test, including the American government, history, and civics.

This free course is implemented in an e-learning format meaning that it is accessible to anyone with an internet connection and a desire to learn. Best of all, our courses are available 24/7, so you can study at your own pace and on your schedule.


We also offer in-person and virtual citizenship classes in partnership with the New-York Historical Society. Sign up here!

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