Get proof of citizenship

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

Special measures for Canadian citizens or permanent residents in Iran

If you’re a Canadian citizen or permanent resident currently in Iran, you can apply for the following documents for free:

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

Learn more about the special measures.

Services and information

See if you’re already a citizen

Find out if you already are a Canadian citizen

Apply for, replace or update a Canadian citizenship certificate

How to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Documents that prove your Canadian 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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