USCIS (the government) charges a fee to apply for citizenship.
For most people, the fee is $725.
The $725 fee includes:
Exception: If you are 75 or older, you only pay $640.
What if I can't afford the fee?
You may ask USCIS for a full or reduced fee waiver. If USCIS approves your:
Use this Fee Calculator from the New Americans Campaign to see if you qualify for a full or reduced fee waiver. The full fee waiver is for people whose income is less than 150% of the poverty level. The reduced fee waiver is for people whose income is between 150% and 200% of the poverty level. The Fee Calculator tells you which form to use.
You can pay the citizenship application fee by:
(Updated: October 1, 2020)
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