Apply to become a Canadian citizen, prepare for the citizenship test, and find out how you can resume or give up your Canadian citizenship.
Natural hazards across Canada
Special measures are in place to help those affected by the recent wildfires and floods, including free replacement of passports, citizenship certificates, PR cards and immigration documents.
Steps to becoming a Canadian citizen
Who can apply, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times
Who has to take the test and go to the interview, what to study, what happens on test day
Who must attend, what happens at the ceremony
Other services and information
Apply for a citizenship certificate, what we accept as citizenship proof and search for citizenship records
Ways you can be a Canadian citizen
Renounce your Canadian citizenship if you no longer want to be Canadian or can’t be a dual citizen
Become a citizen again after choosing to give up your Canadian citizenship
Find out what rules and requirements changed in 2009, 2015 and 2017
Go to a citizenship ceremony, celebrate Canada Day and Citizenship Week, organize a reaffirmation ceremony
Read the official study guide for the Canadian citizenship test
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