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New U.S. Citizens
Congratulations and welcome, new U.S. citizens! You are an important part of America’s history as a nation of immigrants. The naturalization ceremony is complete, and you have your naturalization certificate. What should you do after the ceremony? On this page, new citizens and community organizations will find a list of resources that serve as a guide to the next steps available for new U.S. citizens. Share your story with us on Twitter (@uscis), Instagram (/uscis), or Facebook using @USCIS #NewUSCitizen.
The resources below are for U.S. citizens. Not a U.S. citizen? For information about paths to citizenship, please visit our Citizenship Resource Center.
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Register to vote
Voting in elections is a responsibility that comes with U.S. citizenship. As a U.S. citizen you have the right to vote. Exercise your rights and register to vote in your place of residence (state, territory, or District of Columbia) today. You can find additional information about voting in the Voter's Guide to Federal Elections and should consult with your local and state government about registration and election deadlines.
Update your record with the Social Security Administration
Apply for a U.S. passport
Update your record with the agency that issues driver’s licenses in your state
Engage with your community
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