Take the online citizenship test

The test

You need to get at least 15 out of 20 questions right to pass the test.

For more on what to expect, read

You can only take the test after you receive our invitation.

If you gave an email address in your application, we’ll send you or your representative an invitation by email.

  • To avoid missing our emails, check your junk or spam folders.
  • Look for invitation in an email address that ends in “@cic.gc.ca.”

If you or your representative did not give an email address

  • you can give one by using our Web form, or
  • we’ll call you (check your voicemail messages regularly)

Before you take the test

You need

 Do not use the following to take the test:

You must take the test by yourself in a room with good lighting. This will make sure that our system can see you clearly through the webcam.

Start the online citizenship test

When you’re ready to take the test, sign in with your

  • application number, and
  • UCI or client ID
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