Once you are a Permanent Resident of Canada and you have resided in Canada for the required number of days, you may be eligible to apply for Canadian citizenship. Your days of physical presence in Canada must be clear and not subject to confusion. Should your application be approved, you will be called in to take a citizenship test and finally, take the citizenship oath. Once you have obtained Canadian citizenship, you will be able to apply for a Canadian passport.
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Since February 2012, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) scrapped the citizenship card and they now issue paper citizenship certificates. If you have a citizenship card, there is no need to apply for a certificate – your card is still […]
I am a Permanent Resident of Canada since 2010 and I want to apply for Canadian Citizenship. However, I have been traveling a lot for my work under past 4 years. Can I still apply? Since October 11, 2017, in […]
Changes to the Citizenship Act! On June 19, 2017, the Liberal government’s citizenship bill (Bill C-6) finally received Royal Assent and thus became law after nearly a year-long legislative process. This is good news for many permanent residents wanting to […]
I applied for citizenship and I received a convocation letter to take the citizenship test. Unfortunately, I was late by 10 minutes and I was not let in to take the test. What should I do now? Do not worry. […]
Right of citizenship This is an uncertain area of Canadian citizenship law. The Citizenship Act requires individuals to be resident in Canada for 1095 days in the four years immediately before they apply for citizenship. Canadian courts have interpreted the […]
Canadian Citizenship Application: Does working for Canadian employer overseas count towards citizenship? If I am working for a Canadian employer in Vietnam, does the time I spent there count towards my citizenship requirement? Days spent working for a Canadian employer […]
CAN I DO ANYTHING TO CONTEST IT? You have 60 days from the date of the refusal to file a Notice of Appeal at the Federal Court. There are several steps to follow and deadlines to maintain. Court proceedings can […]