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The Citizenship Exam

Consequences of Failing the Citizenship Test

What happens if I fail the citizenship test? The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) the citizenship test is a requirement that consists of a written and an oral part. The USCIS officer will ask you to write and read a single sentence. For the oral part, the immigration officer will ask you 10 questions about civics and US history.


What happens if I fail the citizenship test?


The citizenship test is conducted in English. If you cannot speak or understand English well enough to take the test, you can request that it be done in Spanish. If you are not a national of an English-speaking country, and you can show that your knowledge of the English language is below the required level, you can take the nationality test in your mother tongue, but only if the government of your country has provided a translation of this test into their mother tongue.


If you fail the citizenship test for the first time, you may have the opportunity to retake it at a new interview. It depends on the USCIS office that handles your case, it will determine how long you will have to wait.


Important Reminder: Consequences of Failing the Citizenship Test Twice

Be careful, if you fail the exam a second time, your case will be denied, and you will have to start the process all over again. We recommend that to avoid this situation, you prepare yourself adequately by studying the citizenship test questions so that you are well-prepared to become an American citizen.


Find the questionnaire of questions by clicking here


If you need help with the citizenship test preparation process, you can call us now at (832) 305-6560 for more information.


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