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How to apply for Citizenship?

April 7, 2013

Apply for citizenship

This section will guide you through the steps required to become a Canadian citizen.

Determine your eligibility

Discover if you are eligible to become a Canadian citizen. There are requirements in six categories: age, permanent resident status, time lived (residence) in Canada, language abilities, criminal history and knowledge of Canada. If you are unsure whether you are Canadian or not, see if you may already be a citizen.

Complete your application

If you are eligible, you can complete an application to become a citizen.





Check processing times


Find the total processing time required for routine citizenship applications.

After you apply: get next steps

Find out what to expect and what you should do after you apply for citizenship.




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