Apply for Canadian citizenship

Find out if you can apply for citizenship, how to apply and what to do after you apply.

Find out if you can become a Canadian citizen

What makes you eligible to become a Canadian citizen

Are you already a Canadian citizen?

Find out if you are already a Canadian citizen and how to get proof of citizenship

Apply to become a Canadian citizen

How to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Apply for Canadian citizenship urgently

How to submit an urgent request and how to manage your current application if you need urgent processing

Check processing times

How long it takes to process your application

Find out what to do after you apply

Checking your application status, preparing for the citizenship test and ceremony, and updating your application

Prepare for the citizenship test

How to schedule the test, what to study and what happens after you get your results

Prepare for the citizenship ceremony

Who must attend, what to bring and what happens at the ceremony

Questions about citizenship?

Find quick and direct answers to your questions about Canadian citizenship.

Discover Canada

Read the only official study guide for the Canadian citizenship test.

Citizenship calculator

Calculate your time in Canada to see if you are eligible for citizenship

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