How Soon After I Marry a US Citizen Can I Become a Citizen?
Larissa asks: “How soon after you marry a US citizen can you get citizenship?”
If you obtain your green card based on marriage, you have to wait three years to naturalize.
Timelines for naturalization vary, so make sure you check the processing times for Form N-400 on the USCIS website. The three-year timeline also applies to you if you’re a green card holder that married a U.S. citizen while on a green card. Your timeline for naturalization then reduces to three years from the date of issue of your green card
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