Citizenship for your adopted child: About the process

Canadian citizenship for your adopted child

If you’re adopting a child who was born outside Canada, you may be able to apply for their Canadian citizenship.

Find out how to apply for the child’s citizenship after you adopt them.

Processing times


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Adopted child under 18 years of age: $100

Adopted person 18 years of age and older: $630

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