How much does it cost to apply for citizenship?
The Class is FREE!  

The total cost of the application is decided by the US Citizenship Immigration Services (USCIS).  
The cost is
$595 for processing the N-400 (application for US Citizenship) and $85 for Biometrics (processing your
fingerprints).  The Total is
$680. You will also need 2 recent passport photos which will be taken by USCIS during your
biometrics appointment in Santa Rosa.
Starting December 23, 2016 the USCIS form N-400 application fee will go from
the current cost
$595 + $85 = $680 to $640 + $85 = $725  

According to the USCIS Community Relations Officer in San Francisco.  As of
10/24/2016, the proposed fee hike has been finalized
and therefore the new fee will be in place starting December 23, 2016.

To read the actual proposed raise documents as found in the Federal Register, click here.

To see the results of the proposed fee hike on the Federal Registry, click here.

Also, a new form will be available for those who qualify for a reduction of the N-400 application fee.  

This new form will be Form I-942.  

To see a draft of the instructions for Form I-942 (pdf format),
click here.

To see the draft of Form I-942, click here.

The PROPOSED changes are official!  
Final approval has been made and the fee will go up on
December 23, 2016!


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