My dad became a citizen 2 monts after i turn 18

Asked almost 2 years ago - Los Angeles, CA

I was born october the 4th 1981 my father became a citizen on december 1999 right now i'm goin to apply for a citizen ship i saw the form n400 wich states you can apply if your parents became citizen before your 18 birth day I was 18 already does it mean that i don't apply for it or am i a citizen already?

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  1. Laura Justine Jacobson

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    Answered . If your father had become a U.S. citizen before you turned 18, and you met a couple other requirements, then you could have become a U.S. citizen automatically through him. Given that is not the case, you will have to apply for citizenship on your own.

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  2. Dean P Murray

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    Answered . I agree with my colleague.

    Good luck to you.
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  3. Stephanie Scarborough

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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues. Unfortunately, you were not under 18.

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