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2019-03-28 12:31



 
Key points for Canadian citizenship:
   
1. Canadian citizenship conditions
 
Second, Canadian citizenship application procedures
 
Third, apply for Canadian citizenship examination guide
 
Fourth, the basic knowledge of Canadian citizenship examination

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Citizenship becomes a Canadian citizen
New immigrants who have lived in Canada for three years or more can apply for citizenship to become a Canadian citizen. After immigrants become citizens, they can enjoy the same rights as Canadian-born citizens.
The Canadian government accepts dual citizenship, which means that you can be a Canadian citizen while having the nationality of another country.
Qualification for naturalization
Please note: The new Citizenship Act may soon become law. Under the new legislation, the following naturalization qualifications may be modified.
When applying for citizenship to become a citizen:
You must be 18 years old or older
You must be a permanent resident (landed immigrant);
You must be a permanent resident for three years in Canada within four years of applying for citizenship;
You must be able to speak a little English or French;
You must have a little understanding of Canadian history, geography, and political systems. You must also know the civil rights and responsibilities you have after becoming a Canadian citizen.
You have no illegal records in the files of the police and the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).
You must be sworn in to become a Canadian citizen.
Children under the age of 18 applying for naturalization must be accompanied by their parents; parents can apply for naturalization on their behalf at the same time as they apply.
How to apply for naturalization
To apply for naturalization in Canada, you can call the Citizenship and Immigration Department's Telephone Counseling Center at 1-888-242-2100 or visit the Citizenship and Immigration Department's website at www.cic.gc.ca' to request a Citizenship Application (Application). For Citizenship) form information.
Each family member, including adults and children, is required to complete an application form. After completing the form, please send all the forms together with the required documents and fees to the Citizenship Case Processing Centre in Sydney, Nova Scotia; the form information is listed above. The address of the center.
For more information on naturalization procedures, please call the Citizenship and Immigration Department's Telephone Counseling Center or visit the District Immigration Settlement Agency (see the list of institutions listed in the “After Arrival” section).
Citizenship class
If you need to participate in the citizenship class to prepare for the citizenship test, please call your immigration settlement agency in the district to find out the information of these naturalization classes. You can also go to the schools, community colleges or libraries in the district.
Rights and responsibilities
Canadian citizens enjoy civil rights and assume civic responsibility; for example, voting is the right of citizens and the responsibility of citizens.
The following are other civil rights:
You can choose to live in any province in Canada;
You can apply for a Canadian passport;
You are free to enter and leave Canada;
You can own any type of industry;
You can assume any qualified position.
The following are some important civic responsibilities:
You must abide by Canadian law;
You must pay taxes;
You should respect the rights of others;
When you are invited to the court as a juror, you should appear in court to perform this duty;
You should cherish the environment and should not litter or pollute the environment;
You should use Canadian social services, including employment insurance and social benefits, with a responsible attitude.
Departure abroad
During any four-year period, permanent residents must have lived in Canada for three years (or 1,095 days) before they can apply for citizenship. However, they can go abroad for a short vacation or visit relatives, but they must settle in Canada and intend to come back after going abroad so that they can go out. The days when they leave the country are not counted in the three-year residence period mentioned above. Permanent residents may lose their permanent resident status if they have decided not to use Canada as their place of settlement and therefore are outside of Canada.
 
Canadian citizenship application process
(1) First fill out the naturalization application form. If a family applies at the same time, each person needs to fill out a form, the form is divided into people and (under 18 years old). You can call the Canadian Naturalization and Immigration Counseling Center to request a form at 1-888-242-2100.
(2) Use the designated payment form (attached to the form) to pay the bank, the adult is $210 per person, including 100 yuan handling fee (non-returnable) and 100 yuan of the right of Citizenship Fee (Right of Citizenship Fee). If the application is not approved, you can apply for a refund of the naturalization entitlement fee. Children's naturalization application only requires a handling fee of $100. After payment, the bank will return two receipts to you, one for your receipt and the other for your naturalization application.
(3) Two color or black and white photos, the photo can not be more than one year. The photo must be printed with the name, address and date of the photo. You must sign the white note at the bottom of the photo. Children over the age of 14 must Sign it yourself.
(4) Attach the required documents, including:
a. Copy of the front and back of PR Card and the immigration paper.
b. Two copies of identification documents, such as a driver's license, bank card or medical card.
c. Children's naturalization application must be accompanied by the child's immigration paper, PR card, birth certificate or adoption certificate (name of the child, date of birth, place of birth and parent or adopted parent's name), two certificates of identity Such as school records and medical cards or library cards; if the parents have been naturalized, they need to pay the parents' citizenship card. Children over the age of 14 must sign the naturalization application form.
(5) Send the form and relevant documents by post to the Case Processing Center of the Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Department at the following address:
Case Processing Centre
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
PO Box 7000
Sydney, Nova Scotia
B1P 6V6
(6) After submitting the application form, the Naturalization and Immigration Department will send you a certificate stating that you have received your application form and attach a book (A Look At Canada) as a reference and preparation for the naturalization test.
(7) After a few months, you will receive a notice inviting you to take the written test. Anyone between the ages of 18 and 54 must take a naturalization test. Children under the age of 18 do not need an exam. As long as the parents are citizens or pass the exam, they will automatically obtain approval for naturalization with their parents. Those over the age of 55 can be exempted from the admission test and can become citizens by passing the background check and attending the swearing ceremony.
(8) When you attend the written test, you will talk to the staff of the naturalization department to test your language proficiency, and you need to fill out a test paper in about 30 minutes, about 20 questions, mainly multiple-choice questions to test your knowledge of Canada. .
(9) If the written test is qualified, you will be arranged to attend the oath ceremony. If the written test fails, you will be asked to attend the interview and give you another chance to take the naturalization test. If the interview is not passed, your naturalization application will be rejected. You can appeal or re-apply.
(10) If necessary, you will be asked to attend an interview to further review your eligibility for naturalization.
(11) After passing the written test or interview, you must attend the oath ceremony before being granted naturalization. At the swearing ceremony, you will be issued a citizenship card and become a Canadian citizen. For more information on naturalization, please refer to the Canadian Citizenship and Immigration website or call the Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Counseling Center at 1-888-242-2100. Outside Canada, you can contact the nearest Canadian Embassy, ​​the Commissioner's Office or the Consulate.
New immigrants who have lived in Canada for three years or more can apply for citizenship to become a Canadian citizen. After immigrants become citizens, they can enjoy the same rights as Canadian-born citizens.
The Canadian government accepts dual citizenship, which means that you can be a Canadian citizen while having the nationality of another country.

Apply for Citizenship Citizenship Exam Guide
Citizenship eligibility:

1. Canadian permanent residents over 18 years old
2. Living in Canada for three years in four years
3. Can communicate in English or French
4. No criminal record
Application document:
1. Request/fill out the application form: Call CIC Call Centre or visit the Immigration website
2. Copy of immigration paper
3. Two copies of identification documents (such as driver's license, medical card, credit card)
4. Two photos in color or black and white for one year (private citizen photos), and sign in the space below each photo
Application fee payment:
Application fee, $210 for adults and $100 for children under 18
A payment slip is attached to the application form. You can use this payment slip to pay the bank. The bank will issue you a receipt and send it along with the above documents to the following address:
Case Processing Centre
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
P.O. Box 7000
Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6V6
Citizenship test preparation:
After receiving the application documents, the Citizen Service Center will send you a book of A LOOK AT CANADA. You can start reading this book and prepare for the exam. Applicants aged 18-59 are required to take the test. It takes 4 to 8 months to wait for the application. Another Chinese and English naturalization reference book is very useful, with 210 review questions and **.
Citizenship Exam: After approximately 4-8 months, you will receive a letter from the Citizen Service Center telling you when, where, and the necessary documents to go to the exam. It should be noted that since this period of time is long and the specific time is difficult to predict, you must notify the Citizen Center Office early when you move. phone:
MONTREAL (514) 496-1010
TORONTO (416) 973-4444
VANCOUVER (604) 666-2171
OTHER AREA 1-888-242-2100
Examination procedure:
Wait a little earlier to arrive at the designated location, and then enter the exam room after the point, usually 50-60 people take the exam together. First, the examiner announced some precautions, then called them one by one, asked some basic questions, checked the required documents, and sent them to the answer sheet. Wait until all the people have finished the interview. Send the test paper and start the exam. There are a total of 20 questions, which are very simple, but it should be noted that the first four questions are about the right to vote and to be elected, the procedures for elections, how to register, the history and geography of Canada, and the rights and duties of citizens. It is necessary to answer correctly, and the wrong one cannot pass. The first four questions are correct, and the total number of wrong questions can be passed no more than 12.
Citizens swear:
After passing the exam, they were notified to participate in the citizen’s oath, and all members over the age of 14 took the oath. Committed on oath: loyalty to the Queen, compliance with Canadian laws and the implementation of all duties of Canadian citizens. After the oath, you will get a citizenship card and a record of your naturalization documents. If you cannot take the oath for any reason, you can apply for an extension, otherwise you will be canceled.
Canadian citizenship test basics
Here are some basics about the citizenship test in Canada.
Who must take the naturalization test
Those who are between the ages of 18 and 54 and who meet the basic requirements for citizenship are required to take the citizenship test. Those applying for retention of citizenship are also required to take the naturalization test.
About the exam
The exam is usually a written test, but it may also be necessary to interview a citizenship judge.
The test mainly tests two aspects: understanding of Canada; language ability.
       1. Understanding of Canada
Relevant content of the exam such as: civic responsibility and obligations; Canadian social and cultural history (such as the three recognized indigenous groups?) Canadian politics (such as the name of the main political party leader in Canada); Canadian natural and human geography, administration Zoning (eg how many provinces in Canada, what is the name of the provincial capital).
       2. language skills
Through examinations and interviews with Citizenship and Immigration Canada staff, staff will determine if you can communicate with people in English or French.
Prepare for a test
The exam questions are based on the free handbook “A Look at Canada” sent by the Department of Immigration. The Immigration Department will send the handbook immediately upon receipt of the applicant's citizenship application.
It is better to start preparing when you receive A Look at Canada, and of course you can visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.
Test date
The Department of Immigration will inform you of the specific test date and time. The exam may be a written test or a spoken test. The immigration department will determine the form of the exam based on several factors. For example, if it is very difficult to read or write in English, you can take a speaking test.
The oral exam is conducted in the form of an interview with a citizenship examiner.
The following documents are required to take the test: the original documents (personal ID documents, immigration documents, etc.) submitted with the application; passport or travel certificate.
After the exam
If you pass the exam and the citizenship examiner believes that you meet other conditions for becoming a citizen, you will be invited to a new citizenship celebration. At the celebration, you will read the citizen vows and accept Canadian citizenship documents.
If you apply for retention of citizenship and the citizenship examiner believes that you meet other conditions for continuing citizenship, the Department of Immigration will mail you a certificate of citizenship and a Canadian citizenship certificate.
If you do not pass the exam, the Department of Immigration will notify you of a brief interview with a citizenship examiner (15 to 30 minutes). The examiner will verbally ask you questions during the interview to give you an opportunity to prove that you meet the language and other conditions.
Canadian citizenship application process
(1) First fill out the naturalization application form. If a family applies at the same time, each person needs to fill out a form, the form is divided into people and (under 18 years old). You can call the Canadian Naturalization and Immigration Counseling Center to request a form at 1-888-242-2100.
(2) Use the designated payment form (attached to the form) to pay the bank, the adult is $210 per person, including 100 yuan handling fee (non-returnable) and 100 yuan of the right of Citizenship Fee (Right of Citizenship Fee). If the application is not approved, you can apply for a refund of the naturalization entitlement fee. Children's naturalization application only requires a handling fee of $100. After payment, the bank will return two receipts to you, one for your receipt and the other for your naturalization application.
(3) Two color or black and white photos, the photo can not be more than one year. The photo must be printed with the name, address and date of the photo. You must sign the white note at the bottom of the photo. Children over the age of 14 must Sign it yourself.
(4) Attach the required documents, including:
a. Copy of the front and back of PR Card and the immigration paper.
b. Two copies of identification documents, such as a driver's license, bank card or medical card.
c. Children's naturalization application must be accompanied by the child's immigration paper, PR card, birth certificate or adoption certificate (name of the child, date of birth, place of birth and father)
The name of the mother or adoptive parent), two certificates of identity, such as school records and medical cards or library cards; if the parents are naturalized, they must pay the parents’ citizenship certificate. 14 years old
The above children must sign the naturalization application form.
(5) Send the form and relevant documents by post to the Case Processing Center of the Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Department at the following address:
Case Processing Centre
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
PO Box 7000
Sydney, Nova Scotia
B1P 6V6
(6) After submitting the application form, the Naturalization and Immigration Department will send you a certificate stating that you have received your application form and attach a book (A Look At Canada) as a reference and preparation for the naturalization test.
(7) After a few months, you will receive a notice inviting you to take the written test. Anyone between the ages of 18 and 54 must take a naturalization test. Children under the age of 18 do not need an exam. As long as the parents are citizens or pass the exam, they will automatically obtain approval for naturalization with their parents. Those over the age of 55 can be exempted from the admission test and can become citizens by passing the background check and attending the swearing ceremony.
(8) When you attend the written test, you will talk to the staff of the naturalization department to test your language proficiency, and you need to fill out a test paper in about 30 minutes, about 20 questions, mainly multiple-choice questions to test your knowledge of Canada. .
(9) If the written test is qualified, you will be arranged to attend the oath ceremony. If the written test fails, you will be asked to attend the interview and give you another chance to take the naturalization test. If the interview is not passed, your naturalization application will be rejected. You can appeal or re-apply.
(10) If necessary, you will be asked to attend an interview to further review your eligibility for naturalization.
(11) After passing the written test or interview, you must attend the oath ceremony before being granted naturalization. At the swearing ceremony, you will be issued a citizenship card and become a Canadian citizen. For more information on naturalization, please refer to the Canadian Citizenship and Immigration website or call the Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Counseling Center at 1-888-242-2100. Outside Canada, you can contact the nearest Canadian Embassy, ​​the Commissioner's Office or the Consulate.
New immigrants who have lived in Canada for three years or more can apply for citizenship to become a Canadian citizen. After immigrants become citizens, they can enjoy the same rights as Canadian-born citizens.
The Canadian government accepts dual citizenship, which means that you can be a Canadian citizen while having the nationality of another country.

Apply for Citizenship Citizenship Exam Guide
Citizenship eligibility:

1. Canadian permanent residents over 18 years old
2. Living in Canada for three years in four years
3. Can communicate in English or French
4. No criminal record
Application document:
1. Request/fill out the application form: Call CIC Call Centre or visit the Immigration website
2. Copy of immigration paper
3. Two copies of identification documents (such as driver's license, medical card, credit card)
4. Two photos in color or black and white for one year (private citizen photos), and sign in the space below each photo
Application fee payment:
Application fee, $210 for adults and $100 for children under 18
A payment slip is attached to the application form. You can use this payment slip to pay the bank. The bank will issue you a receipt and send it along with the above documents to the following address:
Case Processing Centre
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
P.O. Box 7000
Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6V6
Citizenship test preparation:
After receiving the application documents, the Citizen Service Center will send you a book of A LOOK AT CANADA. You can start reading this book and prepare for the exam. Applicants aged 18-59 are required to take the test. It takes 4 to 8 months to wait for the application. Another Chinese and English naturalization reference book is very useful, with 210 review questions and **.
Citizenship Exam: After approximately 4-8 months, you will receive a letter from the Citizen Service Center telling you when, where, and the necessary documents to go to the exam. It should be noted that since this period of time is long and the specific time is difficult to predict, you must notify the Citizen Center Office early when you move. phone:
MONTREAL (514) 496-1010
TORONTO (416) 973-4444
VANCOUVER (604) 666-2171
OTHER AREA 1-888-242-2100
Examination procedure:
Wait a little earlier to arrive at the designated location, and then enter the exam room after the point, usually 50-60 people take the exam together. First, the examiner announced some precautions, then called them one by one, asked some basic questions, checked the required documents, and sent them to the answer sheet. Wait until all the people have finished the interview. Send the test paper and start the exam. There are a total of 20 questions, which are very simple, but it should be noted that the first four questions are about the right to vote and to be elected, the procedures for elections, how to register, the history and geography of Canada, and the rights and duties of citizens. It is necessary to answer correctly, and the wrong one cannot pass. The first four questions are correct, and the total number of wrong questions can be passed no more than 12.
Citizens swear:
After passing the exam, they were notified to participate in the citizen’s oath, and all members over the age of 14 took the oath. Committed on oath: loyalty to the Queen, compliance with Canadian laws and the implementation of all duties of Canadian citizens. After the oath, you will get a citizenship card and a record of your naturalization documents. If you cannot take the oath for any reason, you can apply for an extension, otherwise you will be canceled.
 
Canadian citizenship test basics
Here are some basics about the citizenship test in Canada.
Who must take the naturalization test
Those who are between the ages of 18 and 54 and who meet the basic requirements for citizenship are required to take the citizenship test. Those applying for retention of citizenship are also required to take the naturalization test.
About the exam
The exam is usually a written test, but it may also be necessary to interview a citizenship judge.
The test mainly tests two aspects: understanding of Canada; language ability.
       1. Understanding of Canada
Relevant content of the exam such as: civic responsibility and obligations; Canadian social and cultural history (such as the three recognized indigenous groups?) Canadian politics (such as the name of the main political party leader in Canada); Canadian natural and human geography, administration Zoning (eg how many provinces in Canada, what is the name of the provincial capital).
       2. language skills
Through examinations and interviews with Citizenship and Immigration Canada staff, staff will determine if you can communicate with people in English or French.
Prepare for a test
The exam questions are based on the free handbook “A Look at Canada” sent by the Department of Immigration. The Immigration Department will send the handbook immediately upon receipt of the applicant's citizenship application.
It is better to start preparing when you receive A Look at Canada, and of course you can visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.
Test date
The Department of Immigration will inform you of the specific test date and time. The exam may be a written test or a spoken test. The immigration department will determine the form of the exam based on several factors. For example, if it is very difficult to read or write in English, you can take a speaking test.
The oral exam is conducted in the form of an interview with a citizenship examiner.
The following documents are required to take the test: the original documents (personal ID documents, immigration documents, etc.) submitted with the application; passport or travel certificate.
After the exam
If you pass the exam and the citizenship examiner believes that you meet other conditions for becoming a citizen, you will be invited to a new citizenship celebration. At the celebration, you will read the citizen vows and accept Canadian citizenship documents.
If you apply for retention of citizenship and the citizenship examiner believes that you meet other conditions for continuing citizenship, the Department of Immigration will mail you a certificate of citizenship and a Canadian citizenship certificate.
If you do not pass the exam, the Department of Immigration will notify you of a brief interview with a citizenship examiner (15 to 30 minutes). The examiner will verbally ask you questions during the interview to give you an opportunity to prove that you meet the language and other conditions.




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