Citizenship Preparation Classes

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Thank you for your interest in our Citizenship Preparation classes.
Registration for Fall 2023 is now CLOSED.

To receive information about classes for next semester, please sign up for updates.

  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.
To receive information about upcoming programs and classes, sign up for updates.

  • 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.

View Schedule

Registration for fall classes will start on Monday, September 11 at 12:00 pm (noon).

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: October 3, 4, 5, 7, 2023

Class Dates Class Day/Time Instructor
Oct. 3 - Dec. 12 (online) Tuesdays,  7:30 am – 9:30 am Van Nguyen
Oct. 3 - Dec. 12 (online) Tuesdays, 7:00pm - 9:00 pm Carolyn Quinn
Oct. 4 - Dec. 13  (online) Wednesdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Carolyn Quinn
Oct. 4 - Dec. 13  (online) Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Cindy Newland
Oct. 5 - Dec. 14  (online) Thursdays, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Van Nguyen
Oct. 5 - Dec. 14  (online) Thursdays, 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm Daniel McCall
Oct. 7- Dec. 16  (online) Saturdays, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Cindy Newland
Oct. 7 - Dec. 16  (In person) Saturdays, 10:15 am - 1:15 pm Daniel McCall

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New student registration starts on September 11 at 12pm (noon). If you don't find what you're looking for you can check other programs from our partners.

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