Citizenship

To be eligible to become a Canadian Citizen, the applicant must meet the following conditions:

  1. Have a Permanent Resident status in Canada

  2. Compliance with the Time the applicant have lived in Canada, 1095 days during the past five years right before the date you sign your application

  3. Income tax filling, the applicant must meet the personal income tax filing obligations in three tax years that are fully or partially within five years right before the application’s date

  4. Language Skills, Canada has two official languages: English and French. To become a citizen, and if the applicant is between 18 to 54 years old, she/he must show that can speak and listen in English or French

  5. How well the applicant know Canada. To become a citizen, the applicant must take a test to meet the knowledge requirement for citizenship. Questions about Canada includes: values, history, symbols, institutions, rights, responsibilities and privileges of citizenship

  6. Prohibitions, if the applicant have committed a crime in or outside Canada, she/he may not be eligible to become a Canadian Citizen for a period of time. This includes if the applicant is:

    1. Serving a sentence outside Canada

    2. Serving a term of imprisonment, on parole or on probation in Canada

    3. Charged with, on trial for, or involved in an appeal of an indictable offence in Canada or an offence outside Canada

    4. Have been convicted in the four years before applying for citizenship of an indictable offence in Canada or an offence outside Canada