Get proof of citizenship

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

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.

Special measures for Canadian citizens or permanent residents in Iran or affected by the earthquakes in Syria and Türkiye

If you’re a Canadian citizen or permanent resident

  • currently in Iran, or
  • who was affected by the earthquakes in Syria and Türkiye

You can apply for the following documents for free:

  • Canadian passport
  • Canadian citizenship certificate
  • permanent resident travel document

Learn more about the special measures for


Questions about citizenship?

Find quick and direct answers to your questions about Canadian citizenship.

Already a citizen?

Answer a few questions to see if you may already be a Canadian citizen

Travelling abroad

Find information and tips on destinations, travel documents, travel health, returning to Canada and more.

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