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Naturalization Information

Naturalization Ceremony Livestream

Naturalization Ceremonies (Citizenship Oath Ceremonies) are held on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:00 and 10:00 AM.

*Petitioners scheduled at 8:30 AM will take the oath at 9:00
*Petitioners scheduled at 9:30 AM will take the oath at 10:00

Tips for watching the livestream:

  • Tune in about 5 minutes early to be sure you’re ready.
  • In Zoom, select “speaker view” and hide non-video participants.
  • No recording or broadcasting allowed.
  • If you want to see how it works, try out Zoom’s test meeting here: https://zoom.us/test
  • If you are unable to watch, you may still listen by dialing the phone number. Passcode required.
  • We will do our best, but technical difficulties may arise. The court makes no guarantee as to the availability of the livestream.

Naturalization Ceremony Livestream
Zoom Link: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1603644974?pwd=dVZTNzQ3bW9haGhCbkJkZjhzMnRUQT09
Meeting ID: 160 364 4974
Passcode: 474995
Optional Dial-In Phone Number: (551) 285-1373
Dial-In callers are asked to please mute the phone the entire time.


For information regarding Naturalization Ceremonies contact Jeanne VanRhein at 314-244-7913, or Rachel Marshall at 314-244-2410.

For Naturalization Ceremonies hosted by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court please call 314-244-4500.

The only Naturalization information stored at the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse are Court orders for each Naturalization Ceremony held from 1996 to present and name change petitions from that same time frame. Not all new citizens complete name change petitions.

To obtain a copy of a name change petition (1996 to present) Call 244-7900 to verify that a name change petition is located in this office for the Naturalized Citizen in question You may also visit the Office of the Clerk, 111 South 10th Street, Rm. 3.300.

For copies of name change petitions dated prior to 1992 contact http://www.archives.gov/kansas-city/.

National Archives and Records Administration
Central Plains Region
400 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-268-8000

Email: kansascity.archives@nara.gov

Replacement Certificates of Citizenship can only be obtained through the USCIS Office. Please check their website for instructions: http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis or call the USCIS St. Louis, Missouri Office at 1-800-375-5283.

For Information Concerning Historical/Genealogical Searches for Naturalization Records from 1816 – 1906 contact the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Clerk for the City of St. Louis, 22nd Judicial Circuit at: http://www.stlcitycircuitcourt.com/