Q: Hello I have questions about citizenship
I am planning to apply with my son who is 9 years old.
1 - Do I have to file two different applications ( one for him and one for myself)? with different fees?
2 - How much do I have to pay for both of us?
Assuming you and he are both US permanent residents, then my answer is:
* You apply for naturalization (citizenship). Filing fee is $725.
* When you are approved, then your child will automatically become a US citizen.
* He will then apply for a Certificate of Citizenship ... or you could try applying directly for a US passport for him, without the Certificate. Much less expensive and much faster,
* Either way, follow instructions at www.uscis.gov for the certificate (including filing fee info) or google "US passport instructions" for the latter.
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