It is a dream of every Foreign national to become a Permanent resident and then a Citizen of Canada. For becoming a Canadian Citizen, one have to go through a long process of not less than 3 years. In this time period applicant have to follow all rules and regulations and comply with the requirements of being a permanent resident.


  • be a permanent resident
  • have lived in Canada for at least 3 out of the last 5 years (1,095 days)
  • have filed their taxes
  • pass a citizenship test
  • prove their language skills in English (General)or French could be more than 2yrs old

spouses of Citizens don’t become Canadian citizen automatically.

Any person who crosses USA border on regular basis should keep a record of the days spent away from Canada. As those days can not be counted towards your citizenship. For instance Truck drivers, who crosses border on almost daily basis their such time spent will not be counted

time spent serving a term in prison, on parole or prohibition will not be counted towards your citizenship.

If all the requirements are met, applicant now apply for the citizenship either online or on paper.

Once you become a Citizen of Canada you may first thing you need to do is to apply for the Canadian passport. You may also apply for dual citizenship for certain countries. You will have a right to vote in Canada for which you will need to register to vote. As a token of love and gratitude you will be offered year of free admission to museums, science centres, art galleries, national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas across Canada.

If ever in past while apply for study permit, work permit or any other visa you used any fake documents to fulfil the requirement of the program through which you entered Canada and it is discovered by the Immigration officer even after you become a citizen of Canada, Your citizenship could be revoked.

If you wish to apply for a Canada Citizenship, you should fill out our free assessment form or book a consultation session to assess your Possibility about this citizenship and advice accordingly. There might be an initial consultation fees applicable. Being a certified Immigration Consultants in Canada, I can help you with your application for Canada Citizenship. I will complete your entire application package for you, handle all correspondence with Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and keep you informed throughout the entire process.


Information provided in this article is only as of a general ground. It could be no longer valid. It does not give legal advice, nor should you rely on it as legal advice. If you have specific legal questions, you should consult a Regulated Canadian immigration consultant or lawyer. If you are looking for immigration advice, you should book an appointment at your earliest convenience.