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Our free Citizenship classes are designed to prepare learners for the U.S. naturalization interview and exam, which includes an assessment of English reading and writing abilities, U.S. history and government.

SOAR Legal offers options to take class ONLINE or IN-PERSON. Select which option you prefer:

online classes

Join a class from your home! Our online classes (via Zoom) are offered on Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. Sign up using the form below.

in-person classes

We are offering four in-person classes this fall. To join a class, simply show up to the class location at the scheduled time (see below)! You do not need to register ahead of time.

Beaverton City Library
Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Oct. 14 - Dec. 30, 2023
12375 SW Fifth St, Beaverton, OR 97005

Rockwood Branch Library
Sundays, 1 - 3 p.m., Oct. 8 - Dec. 31, 2023
17917 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97233

SOAR Legal Office
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9 p.m., Oct. 10 - Dec. 19, 2023
7931 NE Halsey St, Suite 300, Portland OR 97213

Hillsboro Brookwood Library
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 - 8 p.m., Oct. 10 - Dec. 14, 2023
2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy, Hillsboro, OR 97124

find Study Materials

You may also access self-study materials and resources online and check for announcements regarding field office closures and rescheduling appointments. We recommend the following free online citizenship courses:



Portland location
7931 NE Halsey St., Ste. 302, Portland, OR 97213
office hours Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.
phone (503) 384-2482
Caroline van der Harten, Director

Hillsboro location
862 SE Oak Street, Suite 3A
Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
office hours Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
phone (503) 384-2482, ext. 200