Canada Global (Web News) Canada has one of the most accessible citizenship policies in the world.
You must be a permanent resident to apply for Canadian citizenship
Be under surveillance for immigration or fraud reasons
Be asked by Canadian authorities to leave Canada.
Have incomplete conditions related to your PR status, such as medical screening
You do not need to apply with a valid Permanent Residence (PR) card at the time of your application, your PR card may have expired.
Physical presence requirements
You must have lived in Canada for at least three years, or 1,095 days, of the last five years before applying for Canadian citizenship. There may be exceptions to this rule for exceptional circumstances.
If you were living in Canada as a temporary resident or protected person before becoming a permanent resident, you can use these days to require your physical presence. Each day spent in Canada as a temporary resident or protected person in the five years since your application only counts as half a day, and you can only use a temporary resident or protected person for up to 365 days. .
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recommends that you submit your Canadian citizenship application with 1,095 days of residence in Canada if you have miscalculated.
File your taxes.
You may need to file taxes in Canada for at least three of the five years before submitting your Canadian citizenship application. It may also be necessary to file an income tax return, even if you have lived in Canada for only one year, if you:
Taxes are required to be paid for the year.
Want to claim a refund?
Want to receive benefit and credit payments.
Prove your language skills.
IRCC requires you to demonstrate that you can speak English or French at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 4 or higher. IRCC by reviewing evidence demonstrating your language proficiency (for example, proof that you are attending a secondary or post-secondary education program in English or French) or notice that How well do you communicate with the citizenship authorities? application process. If necessary, IRCC may assess your language skills during a hearing with a citizenship official.
If you do not meet these requirements, you may not be eligible for Canadian citizenship. There are also legal and criminal issues that will disqualify you for Canadian citizenship, such as:
Your citizenship has been revoked within the last five years.
You have been convicted of a criminal offense within the last three years.
You are in prison, on parole or on probation.
You are subject to a removal order from Canada.
You are under investigation for, or have been convicted of, a war crime or crime against humanity.