Apply for Citizenship
Help for permanent residents
Some Green Card holders can apply for citizenship.See if they are eligible
This is a rapidly changing area of law. Please check U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for the most current information.
If they cannot apply or do not want to apply, make sure they renew their Green Card on time. The organizations below can help.
If eligible, apply at the next SF Pathways Workshop.Get workshop details
Cannot make the workshop?
They can visit the SF Pathways to Citizenship Initiative for help applying, or call one of the organizations below.
Who can help
These organization can help with naturalization, green card renewal, family petitions, and other important services for permanent residents. For San Franciscans, initial consultations are generally low-cost or free.
Arab Resource & Organizing Center (AROC)Languages spoken:English Arabic Farsi
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)Languages spoken:English Mandarin Cantonese Filipino Vietnamese Korean Japanese Spanish
Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA)Languages spoken:English Cantonese Mandarin
Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA)Languages spoken:English Spanish
Jewish Family & Children's ServicesLanguages spoken:English Russian
Jubilee Immigration AdvocatesLanguages spoken:English Cantonese Mandarin Filipino Spanish French Vietnamese
La Raza Community Resource Center (LRCRC)Languages spoken:English Spanish
Legal Services for ChildrenLanguages spoken:English Spanish
Self-Help for the ElderlyLanguages spoken:English Cantonese Mandarin
We Rise SF Labor Center for Immigrant JusticeLanguages spoken:English Spanish Cantonese Mandarin Arabic
Call 415-440-8798 sflaborcouncil.org/community-services/2417-2