? asked in Politics & GovernmentImmigration · 1 decade ago

about u.s. citizenship test.?

i wanna ask if my father is 60 years old is this age will exempt him from english test with known that he is resident for just five years is this age will be enough for exemption or he must be a permanent resident for 15 years.?

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    Age — There are three important exemptions

    for English testing based on an applicant’s

    age and time as a Permanent Resident:

    (a) If you are over 50 years old and

    have lived in the United States as

    a Permanent Resident for periods

    totaling at least 20 years, you do

    not have to take the English test. You

    do have to take the civics test in the

    language of your choice.

    (b) If you are over 55 years old and

    have lived in the United States as

    a Permanent Resident for periods

    totaling at least 15 years, you do

    not have to take the English test. You

    do have to take the civics test in the

    language of your choice.

    (c) If you are over 65 years old and

    have lived in the United States as

    a Permanent Resident for periods

    totaling at least 20 years, you do

    not have to take the English test. You

    do have to take the civics test in the

    language of your choice. Designated test

    questions have been selected for you to

    study and are identified within the list of

    100 civics test questions, which can be

    found at www.uscis.gov under Education

    and Resources.

    To qualify for one of these exceptions, your

    time as a Permanent Resident does not

    have to be continuous. You are eligible for

    the exemption as long as your total time

    residing in the United States (as a

    Permanent Resident) is at least 15 or 20

    years. You may not count time when you

    were not a Permanent Resident.

    You must meet these requirements for age

    and time as a Permanent Resident at the

    time you file your application to qualify for

    an exemption.

    If you qualify for an exemption of English

    testing based on age and time as a

    Permanent Resident, an interpreter, who

    is proficient in English and the language

    of your choice, must accompany you to the

    interview.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    No speak English, I've only been here 25 years.

    Source(s): LOL
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