On June 4, 2020, most Citizenship and Immigration Services office will reopen for in-person interviews and other face to face services to the public. Application Support Centers where individuals are fingerprinted and photographed for background checks will also reopen.
There will be precautions imposed to prevent the spread of COVID 19 in the reopened facilities. These rules apply until further notice:
- Any visitor with symptoms of COVID 19, including cough, fever or difficulty breathing may not enter;
- Any visitor in close contact with anyone known or suspected to have COVID 19 in the past 14 days may not enter;
- Any visitor that has been directed to self quarantine or self isolate in the past 14 days may not enter.
In addition the following safety precautions are now required:
- Visitors can only enter the facility 15 minutes prior to their appointment time and 30 minutes prior to a naturalization ceremony;
- Visitors must wear a mask over their mouth and nose;
- Seating will be reduced and visitors will be required to follow social distancing instructions;
- Visitors may be asked health screening questions before entering the facility; and
- Visitors are encouraged to bring their own black or blue ink pens.
People who have or may have been in close contact with anyone known or suspected to have COVID 19 will be able to reschedule their appointment.