If moving to Canada is a dream of yours, rest assured that the country has one of the world’s most simple and straightforward immigration policies. The Canadian government intends to welcome more than 200,000 new immigrants from around the world each year. This makes Canada the most ideal country for newcomers to move to Canada and secure Permanent resident status in Canada, here are the residency requirements for Canadian citizenship.
When applying for permanent resident status in Canada, there are some residency requirements for Canadian citizenship that must be met.
If you want to apply for citizenship, you must be a permanent resident (PR) in Canada, regardless of your age.
You don’t need a valid PR card to apply for citizenship in Canada if you meet the residence criteria. You can apply even if your PR card has lapsed.
During the five years before the day, you sign your application, you (and certain minors, if appropriate) must have spent at least 1,095 days (3 years) physically in Canada.
If there is a difficulty with the computation, we recommend applying with more than 1,095 days in Canada.
You may be able to incorporate part of the time you spent in your calculations. If you were a Crown servant or a family member of a Crown servant, you may work in Canada as a temporary resident or as a protected person outside of Canada.
You should have been submitting taxes in Canada for at least three years in the five years before the application date.
The official languages of Canada are English and French. You must prove that you can communicate and understand at a given level in one of these languages if you are 18 to 54 years old on the day you sign your application. You can enhance your chances of satisfying the residence criteria for Canadian citizenship by focusing on language skills. The ways we measure your language skills in English or French include:
Various certificates, diplomas and tests are accepted as proof of your language skills.
You must take the citizenship exam if you are between the ages of 18 and 54 at the time you sign your application. You’ll be asked about Canadians’ rights and duties, as well as Canada’s history, geography, economy, government laws, and symbols.
The test is as follows:
If you have committed a crime in or outside of Canada, it may have an impact on your application for citizenship in the following ways.
Find out about situations that may prevent you from becoming a Canadian citizen:
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