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Naturalization Services

Naturalization Services provide free help to older adults and adults with disabilities with their naturalization process. 

Who is eligible?

Legal permanent residents of San Francisco who are aged 60 and above, or aged 18 and above with a disability.

Services provided

  • Preparation for naturalization test including Learning English as a second language and basic U.S. history and government curriculum 
  • Individual counseling, guidance, and support, including preparing forms such as the N400, explaining the citizenship process, and checking on the status of pending applications
  • Assistance with applications for disability and/or language waivers so seniors and persons with disabilities can be accommodated
  • Legal services, including information, advice, counseling, and representation
  • Translation service (oral and written)
  • In-home services for homebound clients

Service providers

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
1121 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 567-6255 | apilegaloutreach.org
English, Japanese, Cantonese, Tagalog, Vietnamese and others

Centro Latino de San Francisco
1656 15th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 861-8761centrolatinodesf.org
Languages: English, Spanish

Immigration Institute of the Bay Area
58 Second Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 538-8100 ex.6206 | iibayarea.org
Languages: English, Russian, Spanish and others

Jewish Family and Children's Services
2534 Judah Street San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 449-2917jfcs.citizenship-services
Languages: English, Russian

La Raza Centro Legal
474 Valencia Street, Suite 295, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 575-3500 | lrcl.org
Languages: English, Spanish

Self-Help for the Elderly
601 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 677-7600 | SHE naturalization 
Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, others