Basic steps to naturalization

(Ideally)

So you want to be a U.S. Citizen?

wait!

Are

you already a citizen?

Prepare Form N-400,
Application for Naturalization

Submit Form N-400,
Application for NaturalizatioN

including $725

Are you Eligible?

Go to your interview and civics test appointment

wait for the interview to be scheduled

Go to Biometrics Appointment

study for the Civics Test

pass the test and get approved

find out the date of your 

naturalization ceremony

Say oath of allegiance in front of a judge at the naturalization ceremony

receive certificate of naturalization,

You are now an American Citizen!