Ottawa, August 11, 2021 – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) launched a new website tool that allows citizenship applications to be submitted online.
IRCC released the tool in late 2020 to test the platform’s capacity, and is now ready to open the online citizenship application to more cohorts of applicants, using a phased approach.
As of today, August 11, 2021, IRCC has opened its online application to all applicants age 18 and over who
are applying as an individual (not as a family)
do not have a representative
are not declaring residence outside Canada as a crown servant or with a crown servant family member
Later this year, we will open the online application to
minors under 18 years of age
In 2022, the online application will open to
representatives to apply on behalf of their clients
clients who are declaring residence outside Canada as a crown servant or with a crown servant family member
To apply online, please go to Apply for Canadian citizenship online.