Apply for Canadian Citizenship
CIC grants citizenship to thousands of people at ceremonies held across the country each year, as well as processes requests for proof or renunciation of citizenship. Alexene Immigration and Employment Services Inc can represent you with your Canadian Citizenship Application. We could help you with:
- Verifying if you are eligible to apply
- Filling out your Canadian Citizenship Application
- Representation to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) or the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
Check the citizenship application requirements:
You must be at least 18 years old to apply for Canadian citizenship.
You must have permanent resident status in Canada. You must not be the subject of an immigration investigation, an immigration inquiry or an order from Canadian officials to leave Canada.
Length of stay in Canada – Duration of physical presence
The applicant must have been physically present in Canada for at least 1095 days during the five years immediately before the date of application. It should be noted that:
- only physical presence in Canada counts;
- each day of physical presence in Canada as a permanent resident counts as one day; and
- each day of physical presence in Canada as an authorized temporary resident or protected person before becoming a permanent resident counts as one-half day, with a maximum of 365 days towards physical presence.
If you are 18 to 54 years old, you will need to demonstrate that you are able to communicate in either French or English in order to become a Canadian citizen.
If you are 18 to 54 years old, you will need to pass a Canadian citizenship test.
Income tax filing
You must have paid your taxes for 3 years during the 5 years preceding your application.
If you have committed a crime, in or outside Canada, you may be ineligible for citizenship for a period of time.
Other Services that we can assist you with includes:
- Resume Canadian citizenship
- Apply for a citizenship certificate
- Renounce citizenship
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