Canada Citizenship

Canadian citizenship is one of the most desired citizenship in the world an in order to achieve it one have to meet it’s eligibility criteria which is as follows;

Citizenship application eligibility requirements:-

  • Permanent resident status:
  • applicant must have a permanent resident status in canada and must not be the subject of an immigration investigation , an immigration inquiry or an order from canadian officials to leave canada
  • Time lived in canada:
  • regardless of the age , completed the required physical presence in canada, as a permanent resident i.e ; 3 years out of the five year period.
  • before applicant became a permanent resident , their time spent in canada, within 5 years of applying for citizenship , count as half days towards physical presence requirement.
  • Income tax filing:
  • applicant must have paid their taxes for 3 years during the 5 years prior to their application
  • Language abilities:
  • if the applicant is 18 to 54years old , they will require to demonstrate that they are able to communicate in either french or english in order to become canadian citizen
  • Your knowledge about canada:
  • if the applicant is 18 to 54 old, they will need to pass a canadian citizenship test.
  • Criminal offence:
  • if the applicant has commited a crime , in or outside canada , they may be ineligible for citizenship for a period of time . Time spent serving a term of imprisonment ,parole,or probation doesn’t count as time they have lived in canada.

 To calculate actual residency period use  the IRCC residency calculator.

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