Can I bring my child to the citizenship ceremony?
Due to COVID-19, we
- cancelled all in-person citizenship ceremonies
- will contact you to schedule a video oath ceremony (virtual citizenship ceremony)
Yes, your child is welcome to come to the ceremony, even if they aren’t becoming a citizen.
Children age 14 and over must go to the citizenship ceremony and take the oath if they’re becoming citizens. Parents will get certificates of citizenship for their children under age 14.
You need to stay in the room for the entire ceremony. If you’re bringing a young child, also bring a guest with you who can take care of your child in case they get restless and need to leave the ceremony room. If you can’t arrange child care, let us know and we’ll reschedule your ceremony date.
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