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What are the requirements for becoming a Canadian citizen?

What are the requirements to apply for Canadian citizenship?

You must meet different requirements to apply for citizenship depending on your situation. Are you:

There are no special requirements for spouses of Canadian citizens to apply for citizenship. Spouses of Canadians must meet the same requirements as other adults. You do not automatically become a citizen when you marry a Canadian.

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