Immigrating to Canada/Citizenship

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Introduction[edit | edit source]

Benefits of having citizenship include:

  • the ability to vote.
  • the ability to run for office.
  • can receive a number of government benefits.
  • status in the country cannot be revoked.

There are three ways of getting citizenship:

  1. born in Canada
  2. born to parents with Canadian citizenship
  3. naturalization.

Those who successfully obtained permanent resident status will lose that status upon gaining citizenship.

Forms[edit | edit source]



All applicants

Filling out the Application[edit | edit source]

Test - "A Look at Canada"[edit | edit source]

All applicants between the age of 18 and 59 are required to pass a test regarding the many aspects of Canada. This includes basics on how the government works, as well as geography such as location and names of cities and provinces.

Oath[edit | edit source]