Last week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced plans to change the current version of the naturalization civics test. 

This revised civics test will go into effect on December 1, 2020. With the revised test, a USCIS officer will ask you to answer 20 out of the 128 civics test questions. You must answer at least 12 questions correctly to pass. In the current version, you are asked 10 questions and must answer at least 6 correctly to pass. 

The naturalization civics test has two components: an English and civics test. The English portion has not changed. All questions on the test are asked orally. Learn more, here

If you are eligible to apply for citizenship and you want to take the current version of the civics test, you must submit your completed application to USCIS before December 1, 2020. Anyone who submits their application on or after December 1, 2020 will take the revised version of the test. 

You can start your application online today, using our SFPCI Citizenshipworks portal. Once you’ve filled out the required information online, you will automatically be paired with one of our immigration experts, who will help you review and submit your application. 

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