Citizenship Preparation Classes

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Thank you for your interest in our Citizenship Preparation classes. We are currently not taking applications.

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  1. Citizenship preparation classes offered by the Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center

    Our classes are offered for 10 weeks in the fall, winter, spring, and 8 weeks in the summer. In our classes, you will:

    • learn about the citizenship application form
    • practice interview questions and learn about U.S. history and civics to practice interview questions
  2. Other citizenship classes available in Montgomery County

  3. Visit our Citizenship page to find other learning resources

Visit our Citizenship Page for more citizenship resources.
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  • Students may only register for ONE class.
  • Must have been a permanent resident for at least four years (two years if married to a U.S. citizen).
  • Must be a Montgomery County, MD resident, 18 years or older.
  • All classes are taught in English. At least basic English required.

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Registration for Spring classes is now closed.  If we do not have space for you in our classes, please see list of classes offered by other providers, and also the educational resources provided on our Citizenship page.

Classes Start Dates: April 2, 3, 4, and 6, 2024. The Saturday in-person class is in Gaithersburg.

Class Dates Class Day/Time Instructor
April 2 - June 4 (online) Tuesdays,  7:30 am – 9:30 am Van Nguyen
April 2 - June 4 (online) Tuesdays, 7:00pm - 9:00 pm Class is full Carolyn Quinn
April 3 - June 5 (onli ne) Wednesdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Class is full Carolyn Quinn
April 3 - June 5 (onli ne) Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Class is full Cindy Newland
April 4 - June 6 (onli ne) Thursdays, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Van Nguyen
April 4 - June 6 (onli ne) Thursdays, 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm Daniel McCall
April 6 - June  8 (onli ne) Saturdays, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Class is full Cindy Newland
April 6 - June  8 (In person) Saturdays, 10:15 am - 1:15 pm Class is full Daniel McCall

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Registration is now CLOSED. If you don't find what you're looking for, please check other programs from other providers.

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