Apply for a Canadian citizenship certificate: About the process
Proof of citizenship (citizenship certificate): $75
Updating the certificate with your reclaimed Indigenous name:
$0 (until May 30, 2026)
15 months ?
Applications outside Canada and the United States may take longer.
We stopped issuing citizenship cards
We no longer give out citizenship cards – archived or the commemorative certificates that came with them. If you apply to update or replace your citizenship card, we will send you a citizenship certificate.
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