Canadian Citizenship...Who Can Apply?
Who can apply
Please Check with Government Websites to get up to date information on Canadian Citizenship. To become a Canadian citizen, most applicants must
be a permanent resident
have lived in Canada for at least 3 out of the last 5 years (1,095 days)
have filed your taxes, if you need to
pass a citizenship test
prove your language skills in English or French
Other requirements may apply.
Pay the application fees
Your fees depend on whether you’re an adult (age 18 and over) or minor (under age 18). Your fees may include:
the processing fee
the right of citizenship fee
If you’re submitting more than one application at the same time, you can pay all the fees together.
You have to pay your fees online. Only pay your fees once you’re ready to submit your application. Make sure to include the fee receipt with your application.
Submit your application
sign the application form
date the form the day you sign it (don’t use a date in the past or future)
have the same application date on your application form and physical presence calculation for the following applications: