Apply to become a Canadian citizen, prepare for the citizenship test and find out how you can resume or give up your Canadian citizenship.
Find out if you can apply, how to apply, check processing times, and how to 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 know which documents are accepted as proof of Canadian citizenship
What to do if you are a former citizen who willingly gave up Canadian citizenship and want to become a Canadian citizen again
How to renounce your Canadian citizenship if, for example, you want to become a citizen of a country that does not allow dual citizenship
Citizenship ceremonies and activities, Canadian history and contests and awards
Prepare for your ceremony, find out what happens at the ceremony, including getting your citizenship certificate and what to do after
See where and when citizenship ceremonies happen across the country
What we are doing
- Apply for Canadian citizenship: adults
- Resume Canadian citizenship
- Apply for a citizenship certificate
- Renounce citizenship
- Passage of Bill C-24
- Success of Canadian citizenship program
- Strengthening the Canadian citizenship act
- Improving the citizenship application process
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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