5 Factors Required in Order to Apply for Canadian Citizenship
Hello, my name is Michael Niren. I’m an immigration lawyer, and I’m here today to talk to you about applying for Canadian citizenship.
How to Get Canadian Citizenship: the 5 Factors Required to Apply
There are essentially five factors that you must take into account when applying for Canadian citizenship, and I’m here to discuss them with you.
The first factor is age. You have to be 18 years old or older in order to apply for citizenship. It’s that simple. If you’re younger than 18, you’re going to have to wait.
The next factor is residency requirements. You have to have resided in Canada for three years or 1,095 days in the past four years of applying for citizenship. You may be able to count the days you spend in Canada prior to becoming a permanent resident.
The next factor is language. Canada has two official languages, English and French, and it is imperative that you know one of these languages. Sometimes you can know both, but so long as you know one. If you are between the ages of 18 and 54, you will be required to prove your ability to speak one of these languages.
Criminal history. The following are a list of reasons why people may not be able to apply for a citizenship. Number one, if you’ve been convicted in the last three years; number two, if you’ve been currently charged; number three, if you are in prison; number four, if you are under a removal order; and number five, if you are under investigation for a crime. So those are reasons why you may not be able to qualify for a citizenship.
Understanding of Canadian History
And the last factor to keep in mind when applying for citizenship is your knowledge of Canada. To become a citizen of Canada, you must demonstrate an understanding of Canadian history and values. You’ll be tested on this.
Are You Interested in Applying for Canadian Citizenship?
So I hope this video has helped you understand what are the factors when applying for Canadian citizenship. Thank you very much.
Contact our experienced team today, and let us help you with your Canadian Citizenship application.
The content and comments of this blog are not legal advise and and may not be accurate or complete. If you require legal advice, contact a licensed legal practitioner directly. If you post on this blog, you assume full responsibility for disclosing your identity to the public and VisaPlace nor its affiliates are not responsible for protecting your privacy nor your identity concerning your participation in our blog and you assume any risks in participating.
I could not have asked for more! The VisaPlace team are extremely professional, they know their stuff. They gave me great information, prepared my work visa application and then prepared me for the submission process. I was successful. Got my visa. 5 stars! I would give them 6 if I could.
This is not an exaggeration!!! I was truly impressed with the way VisaPlace consultants handled my case. The consultants- Emily, Lauren, Takunda and Lisa, took their time to explain to me in great deal how they were going to approach my case and how they would handle setbacks, if any. Their professionalism and knowledge of the law were superb. The minor setback that came up was quickly addressed by the team. The team constantly kept me updated on the progress/status of my application; they quickly responded to my questions/concerns. They had predicated my permanent residency to be processed within 6 -12, and Indeed it was processed and completed within 6 months. Based on my personal experience, Emily and Lauren's team are the best! They deserve 5 stars!!!!!!!!!!!
VisaPlace helped me sponsor my husband to become a Permanent Resident of Canada. They were extremely professional. Every step along the way was explained fully and expertly taken care of. The staff responded immediately to any questions and always handled our concerns fully, taking as much time as we needed to understand where we were at in the immigration process and what to expect next. I would recommend VisaPlace with no hesitation at all. I'm sure if we had tried to navigate the immigration process ourselves, it would have been much harder.