The Free Library is home to many resources about citizenship and naturalization. These include materials to help you study and prepare for the Citizenship exam, online citizenship practice tests, and other resources in addition to our ESL classes and Conversation Groups. Stop by any Free Library location to learn more and take advantage of all we have to offer!
Additional Citizenship resources and support are also available from the following organizations:
- Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA)
Provides information and resources for immigrant Philadelphian's and those wishing to pursue citizenship.
- New Americans Tour of Philadelphia
Developed in partnership with the Mayor's Office for Immigrants and Multicultural Affairs, Philadelphia's New Americans Tour offers an insider's look at the people, places and events that shaped the country.
- Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians connects newly arrived individuals from around the world with the economic opportunities that they need to succeed in our region
- US Visas
Many non-U.S. citizens need a visa to enter the United States to visit, work, and live.
- US Customs for International Visitors
Get the Information you need to smoothly navigate the process and procedures if you are a visitor to the United States, coming to work, study, conduct business or to immigrate.
- Visa Waiver Program
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) is administered by DHS and enables eligible citizens or nationals of designated countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business for stays of 90 days or less without first obtaining a visa.
Learn more about the different steps in the immigrant visa process.
- US Embassy
Assists with immigrant Visas.
- PA Immigration and Citizenship Coalition
Represents the needs of immigrants, migrants, refugees and other new Americans living in Pennsylvania to policy makers, public officials, and the general public. Seeks to educate the public and develop support for fair policies that welcome and sustain immigrants.