Apply to become a Canadian citizen, prepare for the citizenship test, and find out how you can resume or give up your Canadian citizenship.
Wildfires in British Columbia
Special measures are in place to help those affected by the wildfires, including free replacement of citizenship and immigration documents. Read the notice.
Citizenship requirements for physical presence, language and knowledge changed on October 11. You can apply for citizenship under the new rules using updated forms.
Services and information
Find out if you can apply and how to apply, check processing times, and prepare for the test and ceremony
Find out if you need to take the test, how to get a date, what to study and what happens after
Apply for a citizenship certificate, get processing times and find out what you can use to prove Canadian citizenship
What to do if you want to become a citizen again after willingly giving up your Canadian citizenship
How to renounce your Canadian citizenship to become a citizen of a country that doesn’t allow dual citizenship
Find citizenship ceremonies and activities, Canadian history, and contests and awards
Find out what happens at the ceremony, who can go, what you must bring and what to do after the ceremony
See where and when citizenship ceremonies happen across the country
What we are doing
Read the only official study guide for the Canadian citizenship test.
Dual Canadian citizens: Fly to Canada with a valid CDN passport
Starting November 10, 2016, you will need a valid Canadian passport to board a flight to Canada.
Questions about citizenship?
Find quick and direct answers to your questions about Canadian citizenship.
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