Next Steps for New Citizens
Now that you're an American Citizen, there are a few logistical steps you will want to take to make sure you have all the proper documents for you and your family.
Applying for a U.S. passport
Updating your social security record
- Your Social Security Card: Go to this link and go to page 9 to find out how to update your social security record. You must:
- Wait at least ten days after you were granted citizenship.
- Have your Certificate of Naturalization or passport to show to the Social Security official.
- Social Security Office Locator: Go to this link and enter your zip code to find the closest social security office to you.
Helping family members achieve citizenship