Piscataway, NJ asked in Immigration Law and Military Law for New Jersey

Q: Are you allowed to apply for a us passport as soon as you get your citizenship or is there a wait time?

For example if I get naturalized through military service and get my citizenship, am I allowed to apply for the passport that same day or is there a certain number of years you have to be citizen before applying for a us passport?

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1 Lawyer Answer

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.

Answered
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Once you get your certificate of citizenship at the ceremony for citizenship, you can immediately apply for a passport in fact they give you the form to get one when you go for your naturalization ceremony. Good Luck

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