Canadian Citizenship

To apply for citizenship, you must meet certain eligibility criteria and complete an application.

​To be eligible to become a Canadian citizen, you must:

  1. be a permanent resident;
  2. have lived in Canada for 3 out of the last 5 years;
  3. have filed your taxes, if you need to;
  4. show how well you know Canada;
  5. prove your language skills.