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Advantages of Canadian Citizenship

There are numerous advantages to holding Canadian citizenship. A Canadian citizen has benefits that are not available to permanent residents, such as: access to restricted jobs; the right to vote; ability to travel with a Canadian passport; and your children will be Canadian. Canadian citizens also have the security of holding a status that is not easy to lose or surrender.

Steps to become a Canadian citizen:

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    Apply for citizenship
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    Citizenship test and interview
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    Oath of citizenship and ceremony

Requirements

To be eligible to become a Canadian citizen, you must:

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    be a permanent resident
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    have lived in Canada for 3 out of the last 5 years
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    have filed your taxes, if you need to
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    show how well you know Canada
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    prove your language skills

If you want to find out about the entire process and what is needed as well as evaluate your chances of becoming a Canadian citizen, please contact us.