How long does N 400 take to process?

The current average processing time for Form N-400 is a little over 12 months (as of June 2021). Generally, however, the speed of processing depends on the USCIS field office handling the application, and some applicants can get a head start on the process (see “Filing Early” below).

Is filing n400 online faster?

Submitting your application online will likely get you in the queue a few days faster than if you were to submit a paper version of the application by mail.

Can I check my Uscis status without receipt number?

A case status cannot be checked without a Receipt Number, also known as a Case Number. Your Receipt Number is a 13-digit number that begins with three letters, such as WAC or EAC. Any Notice without a Receipt Number cannot be looked up on the USCIS website.

How do I check my current immigration status?

Typically, you can find your status at last entry on your nonimmigrant visa or Form I-94. However, if you changed your status since arriving, your visa category may be different. In this case you can likely find your current immigration status on a Form I-797A, Notice of Action.

Is it better to apply n400 online or by mail?

Filing a form online is better than mailing a paper form because you can: Enter your information using a phone, tablet, or computer; Avoid common mistakes (for example, you won’t be able to submit without signing); Receive immediate confirmation that we have received your form instead of waiting for the mail.

How can I check my case status?

You can verify your case status online from your home or office, even from your cell phone! You only have to access USCIS’ Case Status Online directly through

How to fill out N400?

Form N-400 is available for free by calling 800-870-3676, or you can download it from the N-400 page of the USCIS website (though you will need to pay a fee to actually submit it). You can submit it either in paper form (by mail) or online.

What happens after submitting your Form N-400?

If you properly file Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, USCIS will initially respond by mailing you a receipt notice that confirms receipt of your application. Formally known as Form I-797C, Notice of Action (see example below), the receipt notice typically arrives 2 to 3 weeks after filing.

What is the processing time for n 400?

The average N-400 processing time, according to USCIS , is 9 months. In some instances, the N-400 processing time is longer, when extended background checks must be conducted by the FBI.

What documents to include with n 400?

Photocopy of Permanent Resident Card. Provide a photocopy of the front and back of your Form I-551 (Permanent Resident Card).

  • Application filing fee and fee for biometrics (if applicable). You can attach a check or money order for the fee.
  • Photographs.