Citizenship for New Americans Program (CNAP)

CNAP services can guide you through the naturalization process and attain American citizenship.

Becoming a citizen is a major step towards full integration into American life. Services under the Citizenship for New Americans Program (CNAP) are available to help with your naturalization process.

Services provided include:

  • ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes
  • Civics classes
  • Citizenship application assistance
  • Interview preparation
  • Supportive services – including interpretation and referral

Are You Eligible?

CNAP is for those who are:

  • Legal permanent residents of Massachusetts (i.e. green card holders)
  • Within 3 years of eligibility to become U.S. citizens.

Contact a CNAP service provider near you


Contact for Citizenship for New Americans Program (CNAP)


This line is open from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F

For those who need accessible services M-F.


Fax (617) 727-1822

Please allow 24 hours for a response.


600 Washington Street, 4th floor, Boston, MA 02111

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