“Every good citizen makes his country’s honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred.”

– Andrew Jackson

Although it may seem an easy and straight-forward process, applying for the Canadian citizenship might be confusing and tricky in a way.

How to calculate your physical stay in Canada, whether you are eligible or not, and what documents to provide, all to be considered carefully.

Eligibility to become a Canadian citizen differs based on several factors, but in general term these conditions are:

  • be a permanent resident
  • have lived in Canada for 3 out of the last 5 years
  • have filed your taxes, if you need to
  • show how well you know Canada
  • prove your language skills

You can read more about the subject as well as you verify how much time you spent in Canada by using the Physical Presence Calculator.