Applyin for a canadian Citizenship

Thinking about becoming a Canadian citizen? When applying for a Canadian citizenship, there are several requirements you must meet first in order to apply. You must:

You must also meet the conditions in all these areas:

Once you have met all those requirements and conditions, you must take an English test to ensure that you have adequate knowledge of English. The Citizenship Act requires new citizens to have adequate knowledge of one of the official languages (English or French) in Canada. This means that you must have speaking and listening abilities at a Level 4 of the Canadian Language Benchmarks. This level shows that you can:

The Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) measures your ability to speak English by using the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB)/Niveaux de competence linguistique canadien (NCLC).

In order to prove that you meet the citizenship language requirement, you will need to send one of the following documents to the CIC:

If you are under the age of 18, a parent, adoptive parent, or legal guardian, who is a Canadian citizen, can apply for you. You do not, however, need to meet the 4 years of residency in Canada requirement.

If you have any questions about the new requirements for citizenship, please call us today!