Are you ready to take the Citizenship Test?
If you are a Permanent Resident seeking to become a Canadian citizen there is a couple of things to consider before you proceed.
First know the requirements needed to see if you qualify to apply for citizenship. The requirements to obtain Canadian citizenship are the following:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Have permanent resident (PR) status
- Physically present as a permanent resident in Canada for at least 1,460 days (4 years) out of the 6 years on day of applying
- Know basic English or French
- General knowledge about Canada’s history, geography, government, and the rights and responsibilities of citizenship to pass a citizenship test (adults 65 years of age and over are exempt)
Second, and most importantly you will need to complete Form CIT 0002e to apply for citizenship.
Third, it is important to know about Canada’s history, geography, government and the rights and responsibilities of citizens in order to gain citizenship status. The test will evaluate your knowledge of Canada and language abilities.