Naturalization Services

The CNNC provides free legal assistance with the naturalization application including fee waivers and, if qualified, Medical Certifications for Disabilities Exceptions.

Qualifications for Naturalization
To apply for naturalization to become a U.S. citizen, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time you file the application;
  • Have been a lawful permanent resident for the past three or five years (depending on which naturalization category you are applying under);
  • Have continuous residence and physical presence in the United States;
  • Be able to read, write, and speak basic English;
  • Demonstrate good moral character;
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of U.S. history and government;
  • Demonstrate a loyalty to the principles of the U.S. Constitution; and
  • Be willing to take the Oath of Allegiance

Citizenship Classes
The New Arrivals Institute is offering citizenship classes from January 3-March 9, 2023. In these classes, you will learn all 100 civics questions, practice and improve your English reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, learn the steps to US citizenship, and practice your naturalization interview.

Below is the class schedule:

  • Monday and Thursday evening, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at New Arrivals Institute 2714 West Market St., Greensboro
  • Monday and Wednesday evening, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Online via Zoom
  • Tuesday and Thursday morning, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon at New Arrivals Institute 2714 West Market St., Greensboro

For more information about the citizenship classes and to sign-up, please contact Juliet Biemiller at or call at 336.525.5340.

Ready to Apply for Citizenship? We’re here to help!
To make an appointment or talk with one of our DOJ Accredited Staff, please contact us at 336-334-5411 or by following this link.

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