Me pēhea te ki te tono mo te raraunga
E hiahia ana koe ki te ako ki te tono mo te raraunga? I mua i te tono koe mō te raraunga, Me koe ki te mohio: Ko koe āhei ki te riro i te tangata US? Kimihia atu ki te he āhei ki te tono koe. Na ka ako nga kaupae e hiahia ana koe ki te tango i ki te tono mo te raraunga.
Do you want to learn how to apply for citizenship? Before you apply for citizenship, you need to know: are you eligible to become a US citizen? Find out if you are eligible to apply. Then learn the steps you need to take to apply for citizenship.
Ki te hiahia koe ki te tono mo te raraunga, Me te tuatahi koe ki te kitea i roto i te mea e tika koe i te whakaritenga raraunga. Ko ētahi o ēnei:
If you want to apply for citizenship, you first need to find out if you pass the citizenship requirements. These include:
- kāitirawa o 18 tau o te tau
- Kua noho i roto i te USA mo i te iti rawa e rima nga tau rite te noho
- No haerenga roa i roto i o te USA
- No mahi taihara nui
- māramatanga Basic o US kāwanatanga me te hītori
- Te āhei ki te pānui i, tuhituhi me te korero taketake English
- Minimum of 18 years of age
- Have lived in the USA for at least five years as a resident
- No extended trips out of the USA
- No major criminal activity
- Basic understanding of US government and history
- Ability to read, write and speak basic English
Me pēhea te ki te tono mo te raraunga
How to apply for citizenship
Te tono mō te raraunga e taea kia tino huanane. Ki te taea, tūtohu matou i a koutou i te awhina rōia koe. E nehenehe te reira te utu, engari kia taea ki a koutou kitea noa, me te iti-utu ture te āwhina ipurangi, me te i roto i to koutou hapori.
1. Whakaotia te puka N-400
1. Complete the N-400 form
The first step is to complete the application for naturalization. Ko tenei he puka kāwanatanga huaina te N-400. Ka taea e koe te tukua atu te puka oti i roto i te mēra ranei ka taea e koe te tono ipurangi. Tikiake i te puka N-400 online tono ranei.
nui: from December 2019, USCIS is only accepting the 2019 form. Make sure any form you are filling out has this at the bottom of each page: Form N-400 Edition 09/17/19. If it has a different date, download a new form and start again.
Important: from December 2019, USCIS is only accepting the 2019 form. Make sure any form you are filling out has this at the bottom of each page: Form N-400 Edition 09/17/19. If it has a different date, download a new form and start again.
E koe ki ngā maha pepa ki te tono, me te hoki koe ki te utu i te utu. Tenei ko te checklist of what you need to include ina tuku koe i to koutou tono N-400. E koe ki ngā rua whakaahua uruwhenua ki tou tono. Kia mahara ki te tuhituhi tou "A-maha" i runga i te hoki o enei whakaahua. Ka taea e ētahi iwi te tono mo te whakakorenga utu kia kore koe e whai ki te utu i te utu.
You have to include many papers with the application and you also have to pay the fee. Here is a checklist of what you need to include when you submit your N-400 application. You have to include two passport photos with your application. Remember to write your “A-number” on the back of these photos. Some people can apply for a fee waiver so you do not have to pay the fee.
Ki te kei te whakakī koe i roto i tou pepa kahore te rōia, te paetukutuku free CitizenshipWorks.org will help you through the application steps. Citizenshipworks can also connect you to free legal help online or to a Citizenshipworks partner in your area if you need extra help.
If you are filling out your paperwork without a lawyer, the free website CitizenshipWorks.org will help you through the application steps. Citizenshipworks can also connect you to free legal help online or to a Citizenshipworks partner in your area if you need extra help.
- Te tono mō te raraunga te tikanga utu $725. This includes the biometric fee of $85 and the filing fee of $640. Important note: the US government said the filing fee will increase i $640 ki $1,170 some time after December 16, 2019. Ki te hiahia koe ki te tono mo te raraunga, apply now and save more than $500. taea e koe read more about the proposed changes.
- You may be able to get a fee waiver if you can show your income is low enough or if you have unexpected emergencies, such as medical costs. te tikanga te motika e kore e whai koe ki te utu i. You can read more details about how to apply for a waiver. Important note: the waiver system may change in 2020. taea e koe read more about the proposed changes. USAHello suggests you get legal advice if you are thinking about applying for a waiver because it may give USCIS a reason to refuse your application.
- Applying for citizenship usually costs $725. This includes the biometric fee of $85 and the filing fee of $640. Important note: the US government said the filing fee will increase from $640 to $1,170 some time after December 16, 2019. If you want to apply for citizenship, apply now and save more than $500. You can read more about the proposed changes.
- You may be able to get a fee waiver if you can show your income is low enough or if you have unexpected emergencies, such as medical costs. A waiver means that you will not have to pay. You can read more details about how to apply for a waiver. Important note: the waiver system may change in 2020. You can read more about the proposed changes. USAHello suggests you get legal advice if you are thinking about applying for a waiver because it may give USCIS a reason to refuse your application.
nui: Hanga he kape o to koutou N-400 i mua i tonoa koutou i te reira.
Important: Make a copy of your N-400 before you send it.
2. Whakaorangia tō taenga me te tirohia koutou tono ipurangi
2. Save your receipt and check your application online
Ka riro ia koe he reta o te taenga e ta riro USCIS koutou tono. Kia mau ki tenei ka tuhituhi iho i te tau te taenga 13-mati. E mau ki te whakaahua o te rironga mai i runga i tou waea, me te īmēra reira ki koe ki te kia e kore e ngaro koe i te reira. Ka taea e koe te whakamahi i te tau te taenga ki tirohia te tūnga o tō tono.
You will receive a letter of receipt that says USCIS received your application. Keep this and write down the 13-digit receipt number. Take a photo of the receipt on your phone and email it to yourself to make sure you don’t lose it. You can use the receipt number to check the status of your application.
3. Whakaotia to koutou āta biometric
3. Complete your biometric screening
āta Biometric Ko te haki haumarutanga. Ka ui koe kia ki te haere ki te tari i te ra tetahi, me te wā. Tirohia mēnā ki te haere ki tenei whakarite me te ki tae i runga i te wā! I te whakarite, ka tangohia e ratou o koutou matimati. tikanga o tēnei ka takahi ratou o koutou matimati, me te rere i te pikitia i roto i te pūnaha ki te kia tino kore e koe i te taihara. Ako atu e pā ana ki te whakarite waeine koiora.
Biometric screening is a security check. You will be asked to go to an office at a certain day and time. Make sure to go to this appointment and to arrive on time! At the appointment, they will take your fingerprints. This means they will stamp your fingerprints and run the picture through a system to make sure you are not a criminal. Learn more about the biometrics appointment.
4. Haere koutou uiuiraa raraunga
4. Attend your citizenship interview
Whakaotia te uiuiraa ki te Āpiha Raraunga me Immigration United States. Ako atu e pā ana ki te uiuiraa Tuhinga a me pehea ki te faaineine no te te whakamātautau.
Complete an interview with a United States Citizenship and Immigration Officer. Learn more about the naturalization interview and how to prepare for the test.
5. Tangohia te whakamātautau civics
5. Take the civics test
I roto i to koutou uiuiraa, ka tango koe i te whakamātautau e pā ana ki US civics, hītori, me te kāwanatanga. I runga i tenei whakamātautau, Me whakahoki e koe 6 i roto o 10 pātai tika. Ka taea e koe te tango i to tatou mahi quiz raraunga ki te kite, ki te he rite mo te whakamātautau koe. Ki te kore e rite koe, Ka taea e koe te whakauru i to tatou piha raraunga free ki te te faaineine koe mo te whakamātautau.
During your interview, you will take a test about US civics, history and government. On this exam, you must answer 6 out of 10 questions correctly. You can take our citizenship practice quiz to see if you are ready for the test. If you are not ready, you can join our free citizenship class to prepare you for the exam.
6. Taria hoki koutou whakatau
6. Wait for your decision
Ka riro ia koe he whakatau i tuhituhia i USCIS e pā ana ki tō tono. kia riro koe tou whakatau i runga i te ra o to koutou uiuitanga ranei kia riro koe i te reira i muri mai i roto i te mēra. Ka te whakatau kia mea ki te ko koutou tono:
You will receive a written decision from USCIS about your application. You might receive your decision on the day of your interview or you might receive it later in the mail. The decision will be say if your application was:
- e mo'oni (tenei te tikanga haere koutou!)
- tonu (tenei te tikanga kei te mahi USCIS atu rangahau e pā ana ki a koutou ranei tikanga reira i rahua ai koe i te whakamātautau English Civics ranei. Ka taea e koe te tango ano ratou.)
- Aukatia te (tenei te tikanga faaoti USCIS kore e koe e āhei mō te Tuhinga. Ki te tupu tenei, kia taea ki te pitihana a koutou.)
- Granted (this means you passed!)
- Continued (this means USCIS is doing more research about you or it means you might have failed the English or Civics exams. You can take them again.)
- Denied (this means USCIS decided you are not eligible for naturalization. If this happens, you may be able to petition.)
7. Haere koutou hui raraunga
7. Attend your citizenship ceremony
Ki te i haere koutou, ka waiho koe rite ki te whakaoti i tō hui raraunga, me te tango i te Fakapapau o piri. Tenei he ka taunaha koe mateaki ki te USA.
If you did pass, you will be ready to complete your citizenship ceremony and take the Oath of Allegiance. This is when you pledge loyalty to the USA.
Ki te whai koe i ngā pātai e pā ana ki te tukanga, i reira e whakahaere ka taea e koe te karanga. Ēnei whakahaere whakahere tohutohu i roto i te tahi mau reo roanga. Kimihia te tauturu raraunga free iti-utu ranei e tata ana koutou.
If you have questions about the process, there are organizations you can call. These organizations offer advice in some newcomer languages. Find free or low-cost citizenship help near you.
tumanakohia matou i āwhina whakahoki koutou pātai e pā ana ki te pehea, ki te tono mo te raraunga tenei. Waitohu ake i raro ki te tango i to tatou akomanga faaineineraa raraunga free. Ka taea e koe te tango i a ratou online, hea, wā!
We hoped this helped answer your question about how to apply for citizenship. Sign up below to take our free citizenship preparation classes. You can take them online, anywhere, anytime!
- How to fill out the N-400 form
- He aha te mea te uiui Tuhinga whakamātautau?
- Ka aha ngā pātai e ui i roto i toku whakamātautau raraunga?
- Hea e taea e kitea e ahau noa rauemi ture?
- Me pēhea te ki te tiki i te kāri matomato noho pūmau ranei
- E mohio ana koutou tika hei manene
- E mohio ana koutou tika rite te rerenga
Te mōhiohio i runga i tenei whārangi mai i USCIS. Ko te tikanga mo te arata'iraa a te whakahoutia rite maha rite taea. e kore e USAHello hoatu tohutohu ture, e kore e tetahi o matou rauemi tikanga ki te kia tangohia rite tohutohu ture. Ki te mea e rapu ana koutou mo te rōia noa iti-utu ranei te tauturu ture ranei, Ka taea e matou te āwhina koe kitea ratonga ture noa, me te iti-utu.
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