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

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