Go to a citizenship application workshop

Attend a San Francisco Pathways to Citizenship Initiative workshop to get free help with your citizenship application.

What to do

1. Eligibility

You can get help at a workshop if you: 

2. Find an upcoming workshop

See a list of upcoming workshopsIn-person workshops are by appointment only. To register, call one of the multilingual hotlines listed on this page.  

Or you can start your citizenship application from home. Once you complete the online application, we will connect you with our immigration experts for a final review. 

3. Get help paying your application fee

If you are on public benefits, you may qualify for a fee waiver from US Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS). We can help you fill it out. 

If you do not qualify for the fee waiver, you can still get a zero-interest loan to cover some or all of the application fee

Why we help people apply for citizenship

We know becoming a citizen provides many benefits and increased opportunities for immigrants. OCEIA and the San Francisco Pathways to Citizenship Initiative helps immigrants navigate the process.

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Last updated March 30, 2023