A person must have Permanent Resident status in Canada to apply for Citizenship. To be eligible to become a Canadian Citizen, you must:

» Have been physically present in Canada for at least 1095 days(3 years) out of 5 years.
» Have filed your income taxes ,if you need to
» Prove your language skills (for applicants aged 18 to 54 years)
» Demonstrate an understanding of the responsibilities of a citizen and pass the Citizenship test (for applicants aged 18 to 54 years)