Married to a US citizen for 5 years when can i apply for citizenship?

Asked over 1 year ago - Sulphur, OK

i have been married to a US citizen for 5 years but i get a green card for 1year and 4 months even i put the application in 2009 but i get it just 01.2012, so when i can apply for citizenship ?can i apply now?or i have to wait till past 3 years on my green-card?and thank u

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . In a year and a half.

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  2. Tripti Sharad Sharma

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . If you are married to and living with your USC spouse, you may apply for citizenship after 3 years of residency.

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  3. Eliza Grinberg

    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . it is 3 year from the date on your green card if you still live with the spouse, 5 years if you do not.

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