Resume Canadian citizenship

How to resume your Canadian citizenship if you are a former Canadian citizen.

Services and information

Find out if you can resume your Canadian citizenship

What makes you eligible to resume citizenship and specific rules for members of the Canadian Armed Forces

Apply to resume your Canadian citizenship

How to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Apply to resume your Canadian citizenship urgently

How to submit an urgent request and how to manage your current application if you need urgent processing

Find out what to do after you apply

Citizenship ceremony, and how to withdraw or check your application status


Questions about citizenship?

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

Find a citizenship ceremony

See where the next citizenship ceremony is happening near you.

Discover Canada

Read the only official study guide for the Canadian citizenship test.

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