Naturalization Ceremony

Naturalization Ceremony

The County Clerk’s Office plays an important role in the naturalizing of new citizens in Ulster County. Several times each year, Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack is honored with the role of administering the Oath of Allegiance to new citizens who then gain the rights and privileges afforded to most Americans by birth.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Naturalization Ceremony


2024 Naturalization Ceremony Dates

Friday, March 15th
Friday, May 10th
Friday, September 6th
Friday, December 13th
All ceremonies will begin at 11:00am. Location to be announced closer to ceremony dates.


Naturalization Records

The Ulster County Clerk's Office houses naturalization records c. 1800-1992. A search of these records is available through our office. The fee is $5.00 for every two years searched.

You may also search Naturalization Records online. An index to citizenship records c. 1800-1992 is available, including Declarations of Intention, Oaths of Allegiance, Petitions, Affidavits and register entries regarding all applications for naturalization filed in Ulster County.

For more information about researching Naturalization records or to request a copy, please contact the Ulster County Clerk’s Archives online or by calling (845) 340-3415.