N-400 - FAQ

Most frequent N-400 questions and answers

USCIS publishes a complete list of the 100 civics questions and answers for the naturalization test that USCIS may ask applicants during the naturalization interview. These questions are available in English, Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. During the naturalization test, a USCIS officer will ask an applicant any 10 of these 100 civics questions. The USCIS officer will ask the applicant only the civics questions on this list.

USCIS provides free educational resources to help applicants prepare for the naturalization test. The Citizenship Resource Center provides study materials to help applicants prepare for the English and civics tests and videos to help potential applicants understand what to expect during the naturalization application process and naturalization interview. In addition, the site contains interactive practice exercises and naturalization self-tests that applicants can use to measure their level of preparedness. Many of these citizenship resources are also available in other languages.

In addition, the Find Help in Your Community page allows individuals to search for low-cost or free citizenship classes throughout the United States.

No. The questions on the naturalization test do not change. Some answers may change because of elections or appointments. As you study for the test, make sure you know the most current answers to these questions.

No. While there are 100 available civics questions on the naturalization test (PDF, 296 KB), you will not be asked to answer all of them during your naturalization interview. You will be asked up to 10 questions from the list of 100 questions. You must answer correctly six (6) of the 10 questions to pass the civics test.