How do I become a Canadian citizen?

Receiving Canadian citizenshipFor the most update information on applying for Canadian citizenship see the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada. After having lived in Canada as a permanent resident for at least 4 years in the past 6 years before applying, and demonstrating that you can communicate in English or French, you may be able to apply for Canadian citizenship.

The government website will break down the process of applying for citizenship into several steps. They include:

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada also provides a set of online educational tools intended to help adults and children learn about citizenship, immigration and multiculturalism in a fun way.