Making it official: How to apply for Canadian citizenship as a Permanent Resident

Have your permanent residency and you’re ready for the next step? Here’s how.

So you want to become a Canadian citizen!

You’ve made an excellent choice. Canada is known for many world-class offerings, like universal healthcare, hockey and ketchup-flavoured chips. It’s also welcoming to newcomers, with more than 20% of its population being born elsewhere.

Getting Canadian citizenship can seem like an overwhelming endeavour, but we have good news. If you have questions about how to turn your residency into full-fledged citizenship, you’ve come to the right place. This handy guide will teach you all the ins and outs of becoming a Canuck.