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Citizenship Applications

In order to apply for Canadian citizenship as an adult you must

  •  Be over 18 years of age
  • Provide proof of language ability in English or French
  • Be a permanent resident (PR)
  • Have lived in Canada as a PR at least 3 years out of the last 5
  • Have filed your taxes for at least 3 years during the last 5 years and any income tax you may owe must be paid
  • Apply for citizenship from within Canada

 

Applications for Recognition of Canadian Citizenship

Some people, if born to a Canadian parent, may already be citizens of Canada.  Canada’s citizenship rules are constantly changing and citizenship rights are often dependent on where and when you were born.  Please contact us if you require help with an application to recognize your Canadian Citizenship.

 

We have over 50 years of experience in representing clients from over 70 countries.  We have an excellent reputation at the Board, and are certified as Immigration Specialists by The Law Society of Upper Canada.  Our success is as a result of thorough preparation for each case

 

Lawyers

Robert W. Young Certified Immigration Specialist Robert W. Young offers a full range of Canadian immigration law services extending from company transfers to Immigration hearings.

905-527-7981

Howard P. Eisenberg Certified Immigration Specialist Howard P. Eisenberg has specialized in Immigration Law since 1989.

905-527-7981

Recent News

Immigration Law in Canada is constantly changing. Stay up to date with the most recent news pertaining to Citizenship and Immigration Canada laws and regulations.

Jul 11, 2018
News about Canada's Temporary Visa Programs

  This is from the July 9, 2018 edition of the Toronto newspaper The Globe and Mail:   "Last year alone, Canada refused entry to nearly 600,...

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Jul 3, 2018
A Warning about Forms and Procedures

Before filing any kind of application, you should check to see if Immigration has changed the procedure, forms, requested documents, or even the addre...

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Jun 25, 2018
Biometric Collection is Being Expanded

  As of today, people who apply for a visitor, study, or work permit from one of 29 countries plus the Palestinian Authority need to provide a ph...

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