Form N-600

Application for Certificate of Citizenship

Processing Statistics

Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship

Basic Visa Info
Visa Official Name: Application for Certificate of Citizenship
Visa Filing Types:
  • Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
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Service Request Date and Estimated Time
Service Center
Form Type
Estimated Processing Time
Service Request Date
Type Info
Agana GU [AGA]
161A
5.5 Months - 15 Months
October 30, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Albany NY [ALB]
161A
8.5 Months - 15.5 Months
October 20, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Albuquerque NM [ABQ]
161A
2.5 Months - 7.5 Months
June 10, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Anchorage AK [ANC]
161A
9.5 Months - 14 Months
December 01, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Atlanta GA [ATL]
161A
9 Months - 17.5 Months
August 16, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Baltimore MD [BAL]
161A
7 Months - 18 Months
July 28, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Boise ID [BOI]
161A
4 Months - 10.5 Months
March 22, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Boston MA [BOS]
161A
6 Months - 13.5 Months
December 22, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Brooklyn NY [BNY]
161A
10 Months - 24 Months
January 30, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Buffalo NY [BUF]
161A
4 Months - 12 Months
January 28, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Charleston SC [CHL]
161A
8 Months - 14 Months
December 08, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Charlotte Amalie VI [CHA]
161A
5 Months - 24.5 Months
January 23, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Charlotte NC [CLT]
161A
9 Months - 15 Months
October 28, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Chicago IL [CHI]
161A
4 Months - 12.5 Months
January 19, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Christiansted VI [CHR]
161A
11 Months - 13 Months
January 04, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Cincinnati OH [CIN]
161A
4 Months - 11.5 Months
February 16, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Cleveland OH [CLE]
161A
5.5 Months - 14 Months
November 28, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Columbus OH [CLM]
161A
5.5 Months - 13.5 Months
December 15, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Dallas TX [DAL]
161A
2.5 Months - 11 Months
March 08, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Denver CO [DEN]
161A
15 Months - 19 Months
July 08, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Des Moines IA [DSM]
161A
4.5 Months - 11.5 Months
February 12, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Detroit MI [DET]
161A
6 Months - 16 Months
September 28, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
El Paso TX [ELP]
161A
4 Months - 12 Months
February 02, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Fort Myers FL [OFM]
161A
6 Months - 12 Months
January 26, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Fort Smith AR [FSA]
161A
3 Months - 8.5 Months
May 12, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Fresno CA [FRE]
161A
6 Months - 13 Months
December 25, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Greer SC [GRR]
161A
6 Months - 12.5 Months
January 13, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Harlingen TX [HLG]
161A
4.5 Months - 41.5 Months
August 18, 2018
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Hartford CT [HAR]
161A
4 Months - 9.5 Months
April 11, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Helena MT [HEL]
161A
9 Months - 16 Months
September 26, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Hialeah FL [HIA]
161A
3.5 Months - 10.5 Months
March 25, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Honolulu HI [HHW]
161A
15.5 Months - 25.5 Months
December 25, 2019
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Houston TX [HOU]
161A
3.5 Months - 12 Months
January 24, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Imperial CA [IMP]
161A
5 Months - 17.5 Months
August 12, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Indianapolis IN [INP]
161A
4 Months - 13.5 Months
December 21, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Jacksonville FL [JAC]
161A
7.5 Months - 16.5 Months
September 11, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Kansas City MO [KAN]
161A
3.5 Months - 10 Months
March 27, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Kendall FL [KND]
161A
7.5 Months - 13.5 Months
December 17, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Las Vegas NV [LVG]
161A
5 Months - 12 Months
January 31, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Lawrence MA [LAW]
161A
6 Months - 13.5 Months
December 12, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Long Island NY [LNY]
161A
4.5 Months - 17.5 Months
August 16, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Los Angeles CA [LOS]
161A
6 Months - 13 Months
January 02, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Los Angeles County CA [LAC]
161A
4 Months - 11 Months
February 28, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Louisville KY [LOU]
161A
3.5 Months - 11 Months
March 08, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Manchester NH [MAN]
161A
3 Months - 9.5 Months
April 21, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Memphis TN [MEM]
161A
4.5 Months - 11.5 Months
February 23, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Miami FL [MIA]
161A
6.5 Months - 19.5 Months
June 15, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Milwaukee WI [MIL]
161A
4 Months - 12 Months
January 27, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Minneapolis-St. Paul MN [SPM]
161A
8.5 Months - 18 Months
August 04, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Montgomery AL [MGA]
161A
12.5 Months - 31 Months
June 26, 2019
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Mount Laurel NJ [MTL]
161A
7.5 Months - 13 Months
January 04, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Nashville TN [NTN]
161A
7.5 Months - 18 Months
August 09, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Newark NJ [NEW]
161A
8.5 Months - 21.5 Months
April 19, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
New Orleans LA [NOL]
161A
17 Months - 28.5 Months
September 13, 2019
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
New York City NY [NYC]
161A
8 Months - 14.5 Months
November 10, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Norfolk VA [NOR]
161A
13.5 Months - 36 Months
January 29, 2019
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Oakland Park FL [OKL]
161A
2.5 Months - 10 Months
April 07, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Oklahoma City OK [OKC]
161A
4 Months - 11.5 Months
February 19, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Omaha NE [OMA]
161A
9.5 Months - 17.5 Months
August 11, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Orlando FL [ORL]
161A
10.5 Months - 25 Months
January 04, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Philadelphia PA [PHI]
161A
5 Months - 18 Months
August 08, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Phoenix AZ [PHO]
161A
4.5 Months - 15.5 Months
October 11, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Pittsburgh PA [PIT]
161A
9 Months - 18.5 Months
July 13, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Portland ME [POM]
161A
7.5 Months - 10.5 Months
March 19, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Portland OR [POO]
161A
6.5 Months - 14 Months
December 03, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Providence RI [PRO]
161A
4 Months - 10 Months
March 28, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Queens NY [QNS]
161A
8.5 Months - 21 Months
May 04, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Raleigh NC [RAL]
161A
10.5 Months - 17.5 Months
August 10, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Reno NV [REN]
161A
6 Months - 13 Months
December 29, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Sacramento CA [SAC]
161A
6.5 Months - 19 Months
July 03, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Saint Albans VT [STA]
161A
9.5 Months - 38.5 Months
November 18, 2018
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Saint Louis MO [STL]
161A
3 Months - 10.5 Months
March 21, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Salt Lake City UT [SLC]
161A
10 Months - 17 Months
September 09, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
San Antonio TX [SNA]
161A
4 Months - 10 Months
April 09, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
San Bernardino CA [SBD]
161A
12.5 Months - 23.5 Months
February 22, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
San Diego CA [SND]
161A
6 Months - 15 Months
October 28, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
San Fernando Valley CA [SFV]
161A
5.5 Months - 11.5 Months
February 12, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
San Francisco CA [SFR]
161A
8.5 Months - 22 Months
March 29, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
San Jose CA [SNJ]
161A
4.5 Months - 12.5 Months
January 21, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
San Juan PR [SAJ]
161A
5.5 Months - 17 Months
September 04, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Santa Ana CA [SAA]
161A
5 Months - 14 Months
November 27, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Seattle WA [SEA]
161A
6 Months - 17.5 Months
August 15, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Spokane WA [SPO]
161A
11 Months - 33 Months
May 09, 2019
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Tampa FL [TAM]
161A
4 Months - 10 Months
March 30, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Tucson AZ [TUC]
161A
8 Months - 17.5 Months
August 18, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Washington DC [WAS]
161A
10 Months - 15.5 Months
October 21, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
West Palm Beach FL [WPB]
161A
3.5 Months - 11 Months
March 05, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Wichita KS [WIC]
161A
11.5 Months - 14 Months
December 06, 2020
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship
Yakima WA [YAK]
161A
8.5 Months - 13 Months
January 05, 2021
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship

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Last Update: January 13, 2022

Historical Average Processing Times
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Form N-600 USCIS Approval Rate and Backlog
Historic Approval Rate
Application for Certificate of Citizenship/Issuance of Certificate [Accepted / Denied]
Historic approval and denial rate for Application for Certificate of Citizenship/Issuance of Certificate (Form N-600)
Submission Rate and Backlog
Application for Certificate of Citizenship/Issuance of Certificate [Pending Backlog / New Submission]
Historic backlog of yet to be processed cases and new submissions for Application for Certificate of Citizenship/Issuance of Certificate (Form N-600)

Data may include combined N-600/N-600K for some quarters

Includes N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322.

Fiscal year begins October 1 and ends September 30 of the reporting period. Data sources include USCIS, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Performance Reporting Tool (PRT), USCIS Electronic Immigration System (ELIS) and C3 Consolidated


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