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The United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma has retained jurisdiction to conduct Naturalization Ceremonies. A United States district judge, magistrate judge, or bankruptcy judge presides over the ceremony, administers the oath of allegiance to the applicants, and gives a naturalization certificate to each new citizen.

Friends and family of the applicants are welcome to attend. Those attending a ceremony at the courthouse must show a photo ID to enter the courthouse and will be subject to a security screening.  Photography is generally prohibited in the federal courthouse; however, the Court has granted permission for photos during and after the ceremony. Public parking is not available at the courthouse; however, several parking garages and lots are located nearby.

Impact of Weather Conditions on Scheduled Naturalization Ceremonies - During the winter season particularly, it is possible that weather conditions may require the delay or cancellation of a scheduled Naturalization Ceremony. In the event of a delay or cancellation, Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) will notify naturalization candidates. The District Court also will provide a notice of the delay or cancellation on the court's website.

2020 Naturalization Ceremony Dates and Locations

Due to COVID-19, naturalization ceremonies will be closed to the public until further notice. Only new citizens will be allowed in the courtroom. Unless it is medically necessary to accompany a new citizen, all family and friends are asked to stay home. Ceremonies begin at 11:00 AM unless otherwise noted and typically last for about an hour. 

Date Location
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Page Belcher Federal Courthouse
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Page Belcher Federal Courthouse
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Booker T. Washington High School
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Bishop Kelley High School
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 George F. Boevers Elementary School
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 Gilcrease Museum
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Page Belcher Federal Courthouse
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Page Belcher Federal Courthouse
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Page Belcher Federal Courthouse
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Page Belcher Federal Courthouse
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Page Belcher Federal Courthouse

Schools or organizations interested in hosting a Naturalization Ceremony should review the Court's check list.

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