To be eligible for Canadian citizenship you must be a Canadian permanent resident and have been living in Canada for 3 years in the last 5 years.
Additionally, you must have filed your taxes for the last 3 years in the past 5 years, if you needed to
If you are between the ages of 18 to 54 you will be asked to give a citizenship test comprising of 20 questions. The pass mark for the citizenship test is 15.
The test is usually written; 30 minutes long and includes subjects like Canadian history, geography, economy, government, laws and symbols
You also have to pass a language test in either English or French and score a minimum of CLB 4.
You may also be eligible for Canadian Citizenship if you stayed in Canada as a temporary resident before you obtained your Canadian permanent residence, you can count the period up to a maximum of one year before you became a permanent resident
You can also be granted Canadian citizenship if one of your parents is a Canadian even if you were born outside Canada
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