Give up (renounce) Canadian citizenship: About the process

Fees

Renounce citizenship: $100Footnote *

Processing time

6 months ?

If you renounce your Canadian citizenship, you lose all the rights and privileges of being a Canadian citizen and will have no status in Canada. This means that if you wish to return to Canada permanently, you will have to apply for a permanent resident visa. If you wish to return to Canada temporarily (to visit, work or study), you will have to apply for a temporary resident visa, if applicable.

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