In order to acquire citizenship in Canada, one must keep the following things in mind.

To become a Canadian citizen, the applicants must:

  • 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 or French

Following the application, one must appear for a test. The test shows us what you know about Canada.

When appearing for the test, one must carry the following documents:

  • Notice to Appear
  • PR identification card (in case you had one)
  • 1 form of identification featuring your picture and signature, such as a health card or driver's license
  • foreign ID documents must be government-issued (Canadian ones don’t need to be government-issued)
  • if not in English or French, provide a translation with an affidavit from the translator All of the passports and travel documents you listed on the application form, both current and expired
  • Any certificates, diplomas, degrees, or transcripts that attest to your proficiency in either English or French