Application to Renounce Canadian Citizenship Under Subsection 9(1)

Starting February 1st 2016, you will no longer be able to order new Payment Receipt forms (IMM 5401) from CIC.

Canadian Financial Institutions will continue to accept the IMM 5401 Payment Receipt until March 31st 2016.

As of April 1st, 2016, you will be required to pay Immigration and Citizenship fees online through CIC’s ePayment tool. Visit Pay your fees for more information.

 Get help to open an application form or to complete an application form in the Help Centre.

This application is for an adult Canadian citizen who wishes to renounce his or her Canadian citizenship. To renounce your Canadian citizenship you must prove you are a Canadian citizen. You must also prove that you are, or will become, a citizen of a country other than Canada, if this application to renounce is approved.

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