State & Territory Requirements

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States & Territories Citizenship Requirement Residency Requirement Social Security # Requirement Participates in International Programs
         
Alabama Yes No Yes No
Alaska No No Yes Yes
Arizona No No Yes Yes
Arkansas No No Yes Yes
California No No Yes No
Colorado No No Yes Yes
Connecticut No No Yes Yes
Delaware No No Yes No
District of Columbia No Yes Yes Yes
Florida No No Yes Yes
Georgia No No Yes Yes
Guam No No Yes Yes
Hawaii Yes No Yes Yes
Idaho No Yes Yes No
Illinois No No No Yes
Indiana No No Yes Yes
Iowa No No Yes Yes
Kansas No Yes Yes Yes
Kentucky No No Yes No
Louisiana Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maine No No Yes Yes
Maryland No No Yes No
Massachusetts No No Yes Yes
Michigan No No Yes Yes
Minnesota No No Yes Yes
Mississippi No Yes Yes No
Missouri No Yes Yes Yes
Montana No No No Yes
Nebraska No Yes Yes Yes
Nevada No Yes Yes Yes
New Hampshire No No Yes Yes
New Jersey No No Yes No
New Mexico No No Yes Yes
New York No No No Yes
North Carolina Yes No Yes No
North Dakota No No Yes Yes
Northern Mariana Islands No No No No
Ohio No Yes Yes Yes
Oklahoma No Yes Yes Yes
Oregon No No Yes Yes
Pennsylvania No Yes Yes Yes
Puerto Rico No Yes Yes Yes
Rhode Island No Yes Yes Yes
South Carolina No No Yes Yes
South Dakota No No No No
Tennessee No No Yes Yes
Texas No No Yes Yes
U.S. Virgin Islands No Yes Yes No
Utah No No Yes Yes
Vermont No No Yes Yes
Virginia No No Yes Yes
Washington No No Yes Yes
West Virginia No Yes Yes Yes
Wisconsin No No No Yes
Wyoming No Yes Yes Yes
         

Last updated: 5/12/2015