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You can replace a citizenship card if the card is out of date (expired), or if the card has been damaged, stolen, lost or destroyed. You must be over the age of 18 to file the CIT 0001 Application. If you are under age 18, an adult must file the application on your behalf.
All applicants must be a Canadian citizen to be eligible to apply. Supporting documentation differs depending on the reason you are applying. The Document Checklist (CIT 0014) can help you determine which documents to include.
Note that for replacement applications, you simply need to provide photocopies of your documents, unless otherwise stated. Certified copies of documents are generally not required.
Requesting a citizenship card because you changed your name requires proof of the legal name changed.
If you changed your name in Canada then you must submit a copy of the change of name document issued by a Canadian province or territory, or by the appropriate foreign-state authority. The document must show your previous and current name.
If you changed your name outside of Canada then you must provide a copy of the following documents: