you can't apply for Canadian citizenship until you have lived in
Canada for at least three years, you can be thinking about what it
means from the moment you arrive. Canadians believe that Canada is a
special place. Most Canadians agree with the United Nations that
"Canada is the best country in the world in which to
obtain Canadian citizenship, you will have to demonstrate a deep
commitment to this country.
will need to meet the physical residence requirements. You must
live in Canada for at least three years before applying to
become a citizen.
will need to have sufficient knowledge of either English or
will need to demonstrate your knowledge of Canada and the
responsibilities and privileges of citizenship.
must be 18 years of age or older to apply as an individual.
rights and responsibilities of citizenship
many newcomers, this gift of citizenship, this special sense of
belonging, is a goal that guides much of what they do every day. It
involves pride. A belief in equality and diversity. Respect for
others. It means accepting the shared values that make Canadians who
they are, and respecting both the rights and the privileges of being
citizenship is precious and respected. Citizenship is a contract
between you and your country, to share in the rights and privileges
citizenship offers, and to fully carry out the responsibilities that
go with it.
obtain information and an application kit to become a Canadian
citizen visit www.cic.gc.ca or contact the CIC Call Centre.
For the telephone number, refer to the section Basic
Services: Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Call