In order to apply for Canadian citizenship, you must:
Provide proof that you know how to speak and write in 1 of Canada's official languages (either English or French)
Be a Permanent Resident (PR)
Have lived in Canada as a PR for at least 1,095 days out of the 5 years before you apply
Have filed your taxes for at least 3 years during the last 5 years and any income tax you may owe must be paid
If one of your parents was a Canadian citizen when you were born, depending on when you were born, you may already be a citizen. If that is true, to be recognized as a Canadian citizen you need to apply for proof of citizenship.
You cannot become a Canadian citizen if you have recently been or are in prison, on parole or probation, are serving a conditional sentence or have been charged or convicted of an indictable crime. If you are under a deportation order, you also cannot apply.
If your application is accepted, you have to write a citizenship test. Children under 18 years of age and persons 54 and over do not have to write the citizenship test.
Contact Alexander Immigration Services Inc. to check if you are eligible to apply and for assistance in obtaining the Canadian Citizenship.