Citizenship for your adopted child: About the process


Adopted child under 18 years of age: $100

Adopted person 18 years of age and older: $630

Processing time

 Varies ?

Required step Before you apply for your adopted child’s Canadian citizenship, you must complete the adoption process first.

There are 2 parts to the citizenship process:

  • Part 1: We confirm your Canadian citizenship.
  • Part 2: We check if your adopted child can become a Canadian citizen.
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