To qualify for citizenship through naturalization, applicants must:
*Been physically present in Canada for at least 183 days during any of the three qualifying calendar years that are fully or partially within the five years immediately.
*Have met any applicable requirement under the Income Tax Act to file income taxes for any four taxation years that are fully or partially within the six years immediately before you apply.
*Be able to communicate (speak and understand) in English or French with results from an IRCC approved language test score of CLB 4/NCLC 4 or higher (if you are 65 years of age or older, this does not apply).
*Be able to demonstrate, in English or French, knowledge about Canada and the responsibilities and privileges of citizenship (if you are 65 years of age or older, this does not apply).
*18 years old or older.
*Have adequate knowledge of Citizenship Language Requirement, if under age 64.
*Not be under a removal order.
*Does not have a criminal record or are facing changes in Canada.
*Not have been refused Canadian citizenship as a result of misrepresentation.
*Not have your Canadian citizenship revoked.