Canadian Citizenship

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Canada is diverse in terms of culture and opportunities. Many permanent residents desire to become Canadian Citizen and live here for the rest of their life, and the Canadian Citizenship application can assist them achieve that goal.

Who can apply?

  • be a permanent resident

  • have lived in Canada for at least 3 out of the last 5 years (1,095 days)

  • have filed their taxes

  • pass a citizenship test

  • prove their language skills in English or French

Other requirements may apply.

What are the advantages of becoming a citizen of Canada?

There are several benefits, including:

  • the ability to vote and/or run for political office

  • travel on a Canadian passport

  • not having to worry about losing their status.

  • No need to renew your status

Canadian Citizenship FAQ:

  1. Is it possible to have dual citizenship in Canada?

When you have dual citizenship, you are recognized as a citizen of more than one country. Fortunately, Canadians can obtain foreign citizenship while maintaining their Canadian citizenship.

  1. When I marry a Canadian citizen, do I automatically become a Canadian citizen?

No! When you marry a Canadian citizen, you do not automatically become a Canadian citizen; each person must complete their own citizenship process.

  1. What happens if I fail the citizenship test in Canada?

Those who fail the Canadian citizenship test on their first attempt will be rescheduled to take it again.

If you fail the second test, you can go to appear for a hearing with a citizenship officer. The citizenship officer may determine whether you meet all the requirements for citizenship during this hearing. During an oral interview, the citizenship officer may:

  • test your understanding of Canada and citizenship's responsibilities and privileges.
  • ask questions concerning your residency in Canada.
  • and/or determine whether you have appropriate English or French skills.
  1. What is the purpose of the Canadian citizenship ceremony?

The final step in becoming a Canadian citizen is to take the Oath of Citizenship at a citizenship ceremony. Citizenship ceremonies are held throughout the country at all times of the year.

  1. What are the Three Types of Canadian Citizenship?

Citizenship can be divided into two categories:

  • Canadian Citizenship by Birth
  • Canadian Citizenship by Naturalization