Canada offers citizenship in 3 ways:
- Being born on Canadian Land, airspace, waters, and Canadian registered ships and aircraft are considered citizens by birth.
- The child will still be a citizen regardless of the parent’s status in Canada.
- If parents were in Canada in a diplomat job, then the child will not be granted Citizenship.
- A child born outside Canada to a legal or biological parent who is a Canadian citizen will be considered Citizen as well.
- Adopted Children are also considered the same as other children born outside.
- The child should renounce Canadian Citizenship if does not want it.
- Naturalized Citizens are those who came to Canada and become permanent residents then transition to Canadian Citizens.
- Must be at least 18 years old and hold PR Status.
- Must have resided in Canada as a PR for 3 years (1,095 days) in the past 5 years.
- Must have filed income tax for the last 3 years.
- To apply for citizenship, must
- Meet the language requirement
- Pass the Citizenship Test
- Take the Oath of Citizenship
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