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Becoming a Canadian citizen

To be eligible to present an application for Canadian citizenship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a permanent resident of Canada and this status must not be in doubt. You must not be the subject of an immigration investigation, an immigration inquiry, or a removal order
  • You must have resided in Canada for at least 3 years, (1,095 days) in the past 4 years before applying
  • You must show that you have adequate knowledge of French or English
  • You must not have been convicted  or currently charged of a criminal offense or an order to leave Canada
  • Possess sufficient knowledge of Canada’s culture