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To be eligible to become a Canadian citizen, an applicant must be a permanent resident, have lived in Canada for 3 (1095 days) out of the last 5 years, pass a test on rights, responsibilities and knowledge of Canada and also prove language skills.

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Canadian citizenship requirements

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, formerly known as Department of Canadian Citizenship and Immigration, is the department of the Government of Canada responsible for matters related to immigration to Canada and Canadian citizenship. Canadian Citizenship and Immigration department also grants citizenship and issues travel documents such as passports to Canadian citizens.

In order to apply for Canadian citizenship and to be eligible to become a Canadian citizen, you need to respect the Canadian citizenship requirements and you must:

→ be a permanent resident
→ have lived in Canada for 3 (1,095 days) out of the last 5 years
→ have filled all your taxes
→ pass a test on your responsibilities, rights and knowledge of Canada
→ prove your language skills

Permanent resident status, one of the Canadian citizenship requirements

If you are applying for citizenship, one of the Canadian citizenship requirements is that you must have permanent resident status in Canada. A permanent resident is an individual who has been granted permanent residence by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Before applying for citizenship, you need to make sure you are eligible.

Time you have lived in Canada

One of the Canadian citizenship requirements is that you must have been in Canada for at least 3 years (1,095 days) before you sign your application. Canadian Citizenship and Immigration department encourages you to apply with more than 3 years of LIVINg in Canada in case there are problems with the calculation. You may be able to include in your calculation the time you spent in Canada as a temporary resident.

Filing income taxes

Filing the taxes is another Canadian citizenship requirement and you need to make sure to file taxes in Canada for at least 3 years before the date you apply for citizenship to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

Pass a test on responsibilities, rights and knowledge of Canada

Passing this test in order to become a Canadian citizen is one of the Canadian citizenship requirements. If you are 18 to 54 years of age on the day you sign the application, you need to take this citizenship test and to answer questions about the rights and responsibilities of Canada’s history, geography, economy, government, laws and symbols.

Language skills, another Canadian citizenship requirement

Canada has two official languages: English and French. If you are 18 to 54 years of age on the day you sign the application, you must show you can listen and speak at a specific level in either one of these languages. To become a Canadian citizen you must respect this Canadian citizenship requirement given by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

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