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Certificate of Citizenship

Prepare Your USCIS Form N-600Certificate of Citizenship Application

Certificate of Citizenship
Application Package $295 + USCIS filing fees.
FileRight purchase price does not include other applicable government fees paid directly to the government. USCIS Filing Fee $1,170, Biometrics Fee (if applicable) $85
Disclaimer: is not affiliated with USCIS or any government agency. We are not a law firm, do not provide legal advice, and are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. We are a private company providing self-help services at your direction. If you are looking for blank forms, you can get them for free at Select filing packages include an Immigration Lawyer Review conducted by an independent, licensed immigration attorney.

What’s Included in Your Application Package Service

Immigration Instant Error Report
  • Complete your application online using our easy to use immigration software.
  • Securely check your application using our Immigration Error Report technology.
  • Review entire application for omissions of key information.
  • Examine for typographical errors that might delay processing.
  • Confirm consistent spellings of names and places throughout the application.
  • Check for inconsistent, illogical or conflicting dates.
  • Review for obviously illogical entries.
  • Search for entries that conflict with each other.
  • Our software checks the information you provide against the eligibility requirements for the immigration benefit you’re seeking, and notifies you if those requirements are not met.
Application Package Assembly Service
  • Once you complete your application, we print, assemble and mail out your application package to you.
  • We include sticky notes on where you need to sign and date your application.
  • Service includes a pre-paid envelope for you to mail your completed package directly to the USCIS for processing.
  • We mail your application package via USPS.

FileRight Application Preparation Service Includes

Professional Document Templates Available
Personalized Application Filing Instructions
Supporting Documents Step by Step Instructions
Customer Support Agents Available
Professional Document Templates Available

Professional Document Templates Available

Communicate efficiently with USCIS with our professionally written cover letter and document templates.

Personalized Application Filing Instructions

Personalized Application Filing Instructions

Based off of your answers, our system will generate personalized filing instructions to guide you through the filing process.

Supporting Documents Step by Step Instructions

Supporting Documents Step by Step Instructions

Our easy to understand instructions will guide you through preparing your supporting documents to file your paperwork accurately with the USCIS.

Customer Support Agents Available

Customer Support Agents Available

Our agents are here to help you if you have any questions with our product or service.

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Certificate of Citizenship Application

A certificate of citizenship is a document used to prove your citizenship status if you were not born in the United States. For example, this may be necessary if you apply for a benefit only available to U.S. citizens, such as a federal student loan, a government job, or certain loans.

To request this document, you will need to file Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship, with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). A filing package from can help you complete your N-600 quickly, accurately, and best of all, successfully.

uscis form n-600 with pen and american flag

USCIS Form N-600 with a pen and an American flag. Use this form to apply for a Certificate of Citizenship, which allows you to prove your eligibility for the benefits of U.S. citizenship.

The Difference Between Applications for Naturalization and a Certificate of Citizenship

Although it is easy to confuse the two, requesting a Certificate of Citizenship is not the same as applying for citizenship through naturalization. Your current citizenship status will help you determine which application you need to use.

People who are already U.S. citizens, either by birth or through "automatic citizenship," can use Form N-600 to apply for a Certificate of Citizenship. In this case, you are seeking proof of a status that you already hold.

People who are permanent residents (green card holders) in the United States but not already U.S. citizens can apply for citizenship with Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. Using this form and going through this process would change your status from permanent resident to U.S. citizen.

Who Should File Form N-600?

You should file Form N-600 to request a Certificate of Citizenship if you:

  • Were born in a foreign country to a U.S. citizen parent. In this circumstance, you were a citizen at birth because of your parent's citizenship status, but you likely lack the same documentation as someone born here.
  • Automatically became a U.S. citizen after birth but before you turned 18 years old. So, for example, children adopted by U.S. citizens or whose parents become naturalized automatically derive citizenship through their parents.

A parent can also file Form N-600 on behalf of a child who meets the above criteria.

How We Help You Apply for a Certificate of Citizenship

We provide automated filing software that will walk you through every application question, providing helpful explanations along the way. We also have a bilingual (English and Spanish) customer support team available to answer your questions.

Our technology checks your application for errors and provides you with customized filing instructions. This way, you know where to send your application and what documents to include.

One of our immigration lawyers will also review your application to check for accuracy. This allows you the chance to correct mistakes or inaccuracies before submitting your Certificate of Citizenship application.

USCIS Filing Fees to Apply for a Certificate of Citizenship

The application package preparation fee is $295.

Additionally, USCIS collects a non-refundable $1,170 filing fee from applicants. You may also be required to pay an $85 biometrics test fee to USCIS to confirm your identity. They will not return these fees for any reason, even if they deny your application because of inaccurate information, omissions, or errors.

We’re so confident in our process that if your application is denied, we’ll refund your money — including government fees!

How Long Does It Take to Get a Certificate of Citizenship?

Once you submit your application, you will receive a receipt notifying you that it was received. USCIS will then process your request, reviewing your application carefully to ensure you are eligible for a Certificate of Citizenship.

Applications are reviewed in the order they are received, and processing time varies depending on the caseload at your local field office. Currently, it can take anywhere from two months to over two years for you to receive approval and get your certificate.

Get Started on Your Certificate of Citizenship Application Today

Because the wait time to get your Certificate of Citizenship can take months or years, you should file your Form N-600 as soon as possible. Don’t wait until a potential employer or loan officer asks you for proof of citizenship before you act.

With on your side, you will have guidance throughout the process, and you can rest assured that your application will be successful. So, take the first step right away by taking our Citizenship Certificate Qualification Quiz to find out if you are eligible.

How FileRight makes it easier!

Check Your Eligiblity
1-2-3 steps
Simple Step by Step Process
Question: are you over 18?
Answer a Few Simple Questions
Lawyer Review
Immigration Lawyers Review Your Application
Paper forms
Print out Your Custom Filing Instructions
Envelope (mail)
Mail Your Completed USCIS Form
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We ask simple questions in English or Spanish and you answer with a simple click.

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We provide personalized filing instructions for your completed form. You simply print and file with confidence.