Quick Tips for Applying for Canadian Citizenship
We get lots of questions about Canadian citizenship. Here are some quick tips about applying.
Canadian Citizenship Application Quick Tips
You must be 18 years of age or older to apply for citizenship.
You must have resided in Canada for 3 years or 1095 days in the past 4 years.
You may be able to count the days you spent in Canada prior to becoming a permanent resident.
Canada has 2 official languages, English and French. It is imperative that you know one of these languages. If you are between the ages of 18 and 54 you will require proof of your ability to understand of speak either of these languages.
The following are a list of reasons why one would not be able to apply for citizenship.
- If you have been convicted in the last 3 years
- If you have been currently charged
- If you are in prison
- Under removal order
- Under investigation for a crime
If you had 3 citizenships taken away from you within the last 5 years.
Knowledge of Canada
To become a citizen of Canada you must demonstrate an understanding of Canadian history, and values.
Things To Know According to Citizenship and Immigration Canada
- Please note that processing times are currently 23 months.
- You must meet all of the above requirements.
- You must provide all of the correct fees.
- Citizenship and Immigration Canada will not require you to attend to a hearing or request further documentation such as fingerprints or questionnaires.
Contact us so that we can clarify any possible questions you may have. Looking forward to hearing from you!
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