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USCIS allows military personnel and veterans to file naturalization applications online

  1. Date Announced

    May 6, 2020

    USCIS allows military service members and veterans to file Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, online. Online filing allows noncitizens to submit forms electronically, check the status of their case and receive notices from USCIS.

    [ID #994]

    See Biden administration action below.

    View Policy Document
  2. Effective Date of Change

    May 6, 2020
  3. Biden Administration Action

    May 28, 2021

    This Biden administration policy clarifies the Trump-era policy identified in this entry, clearly establishing that veterans who are eligible for naturalization may be admitted or paroled into the United States for the purpose of completing the naturalization interview and ceremony (if approved) in coordination with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. 

    2021.05.28 Updated Guidance on Naturalization for Veterans Living Overseas
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Citizenship
Agencies Affected: USCIS

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