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What you need to prove your Canadian citizenship, how to apply and how to search existing Canadian citizenship records.

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Apply for a Canadian citizenship certificate

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Documents accepted as proof of citizenship

Canadian citizenship certificate, citizenship card and commemorative certificate, and other acceptable documents

Search existing Canadian citizenship records

How to apply, forms and fees

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