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​​​​Citizenship Preparation

Requirements fo​r Canadian Citizenship:​


Application Process        

  • Download and fill out the forms in the Canadian Citizen Application Package for both you and your children

  • Include all supporting documents

  • Pay the application fee

  • Mail your application to the Centralized Intake Office (CIO) in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada

Visit the Immigrantion, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website for more information about processing times.


Citizenship Test

If your application is accepted you will ​have to write a citizenship test. Children under 14 years of age and adults 65 and over do not have to write the citizenship test. Find out more in How can I prepare for the citizenship test?