Benefits of Canadian Citizenship
Here we will tell you how to check eligibility for Canadian Citizenship.
Over 85% of Canadian immigrants become citizens, one of the highest rates
in the world.
The benefits of Canadian citizenship include the opportunity to live
permanently in one of the most peaceful, economically, socially and
politically stable societies in the world, enjoy one of the most powerful
passports in the world, and have the right to vote, among many other
● So it's no surprise that hundreds of thousands of permanent residents
apply for Canadian citizenship every year.
● You must be a permanent resident to apply for Canadian citizenship.
Your Permanent Residence (PR) card does not have to be valid at the
time of your application, you can also apply with an expired PR card.
Permanent resident status means you are not subject to immigration
controls or fraud, removal orders or conditions related to your
permanent resident status are not met.
To obtain Canadian citizenship, you must meet several conditions:
Requirements for becoming a Canadian citizen
● Become a permanent resident.
● Lived in Canada for 3 of the past 5 years.
● Let him file taxes if necessary..
● Pass a test on your rights, responsibilities and knowledge in
● Test your language skills
1. Permanent resident status
You must be a permanent resident to apply for Canadian
citizenship. Your Permanent Residence (PR) card does not have to
be valid at the time of your application, you can also apply with an
expired PR card. Permanent resident status means you are not
subject to immigration controls or fraud, removal orders or
conditions related to your permanent resident status are not met.
2. Canada’s physical presence requirements
Before applying for Canadian citizenship, you must have lived in Canada
for at least three years (1095 days) in the past five years. Children under
the age of 18 must also have permanent resident status, but do not have
to meet the three-year requirement.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recommends that
you apply when you are in Canada for more than 1095 days.
If you lived in Canada as a temporary resident or protected
person before becoming a permanent resident, you can count
some of that time toward your physical residency requirement.
Every day spent in Canada as a temporary resident or
protected person during the past five years can be counted as a
You can use up to 365 days as a temporary resident or
protected person to satisfy your physical presence
3. File your taxes (if necessary)
If it applies to you, you may have to file your taxes in Canada for at least
three years out of the five years prior to filing your Canadian citizenship
application. Even if you have only lived in Canada for part of a year, you may
need to file a tax return if:
●You must pay the tax for the year.
●you want to request a refund.
●Want to receive benefits and loan payments.
4. Pass a Canadian citizenship test
● If you were between the ages of 18 and 54 on the date you signed your
Canadian citizenship application, you must take the Canadian citizenship test.
The test is 30 minutes long and includes multiple choice and true/false
questions. You can take the test in English or French. The minimum score is 15
out of 20.
● The test asks questions about Canadians' rights and responsibilities, Canada's
history, geography, economy, government, laws and symbols.
5. Language skills
Individuals aged 18 to 54 must also demonstrate proficiency in English or
French at Level 4 or higher on the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB). IRCC
assesses your language skills in various ways, such as:
● Check the evidence you have submitted to prove your language proficiency.
● IRCC can determine how well you communicated with citizenship officials
during the application process.
● If necessary, IRCC can assess your language skills during interviews with
Canadian citizenship will not be granted to applicants who:
● Do not meet the minimum required residency days in Canada;
● Cannot speak either English or French;
● Do not pass their citizenship test and/or interview; or
● Cannot provide the required proof of residency documentation.
There are also multiple legal and criminality issues that may make you
ineligible for Canadian citizenship.
If any of the following apply to you, you may not qualify for citizenship:
● You have had your citizenship taken away within the past five years;
● You have been convicted of a criminal offence in the past three years;
● You are in prison, on parole or on probation;
● You are under removal order from Canada;
● You are under investigation for, or have been convicted of a war crime or a
crime against humanity.
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