Tips and Info to Become a Canadian Citizen

Canada Citizen
  • Be a Permanent Resident
Regardless of your age, if you’re applying for citizenship, you must have a permanent resident (PR) status in Canada Tip: You don’t need a valid PR card to apply for citizenship. You can apply with an expired PR card.
  •  Lived in Canada for 3 out of the last 5 years
You must have been physically in Canada for at least 1095 days during the 5 years before the date you sign your application.
  •  Pass a Citizenship Test
If you are 18 to 54 years old on the day you sign your application, you need to take a citizenship test. You will need to answer questions about the rights and responsibilities of Canadians and Canada’s history, geography, government, economy, laws and symbols. This test comprises 20 questions based on multiple-choice and true/false questions. Tip: You can read the official citizenship study guide: Discover Canada 
  • Language Skills
If you are 18 to 54 years old on the day you sign your application, you need to have a minimum Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) score of 4. Source:

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