Camilo, Camara or Felipe to the national team? According to the feds, citizenship will take a lot longer than five years 12 Sep 2013 So, to apply after three years, you can not leave the country for a single day (save for a leap year) as three x 365 days = 1,095 days. Did any of these players go home for a single day? Go on road trips or training camps to the United States? Of course they did. So they’d need to wait till they hit 1,095 days in a four-year period.