Citizenship Preparation Program

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    Spring 2020 classes and registration will begin on January 4, 2020! See schedule below (subject to change).

    Spring 2020 Class Schedule

    BCCC’s Citizenship Preparation program is the largest citizenship program in the state of Maryland. Multi-level Citizenship classes prepare students with the English-language skills and U.S. civics, history, and government knowledge needed to pass the federal naturalization exam. All Citizenship classes are FREE for students. Students may register at any class location listed below. Please contact us for more information.

    Citizenship classes will help you:

    • Prepare for the naturalization interview/exam.
    • Learn important interviewing strategies
    • Increase your confidence with the interview process
    • Practice reading, writing, speaking, and listening in English.
    • Understand the rights and responsibilities of becoming a United States citizen

    How to Register:

    • Must be Legal Permanent Resident (green card holder) and eligible to apply for naturalization
    • Must bring green card and social security card to class to register
    • Registration is ongoing at all sites – no prior registration necessary, walk-ins welcome!
    • Select a class and register in class (see class schedule for locations and times) during the class time.
    • Registration is free
    • Registration for Winter session begins on January 4. Registration is possible during the first two weeks of every class. 
    • If you miss the registration deadline, you can sign up in the next session. Classes run in four sessions a year, each 10 weeks:

                  Winter:            January - March

                  Spring:            April - June

                  Summer:         July - September

                  Fall:                October - December





  • Betsy Mackey
    Citizenship Program Coordinator

    BCCC-Harbor Campus
    710 East Lombard Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202 

Last Modified on October 23, 2020