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More than 300,000 people became Canadian citizens in 2023 !

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January 12, 2024

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How many people became citizen in canada in 2023

Canada has granted citizenship status to 354,000 people in 2023.

  • There were more than 3,000 citizenship ceremonies held in the nation.
  • Over 354,000 people in Canada obtained citizenship in 2023.
  • Canada stated excitement in welcoming these new citizens to the Canadian family.
  • In the coming years, the number of immigrants coming to Canada with an aim to become Canadian citizens will be on a rise.

IRCC is addressing citizenship application backlog by:

  • Introducing an online citizenship test platform.
  • Conducting virtual citizenship ceremonies.
  • Implementing online application processes for various citizenship services.
  • Establishing an online application tracker for real-time updates.
  • Increasing staff to expedite processing across all business lines.

Benefits of Canadian Citizenship:

  • Canadian identity
  • Voting rights
  • Obtaining a Canadian Passport
  • Access to jobs both in the private and public sector
  • Social benefits including healthcare and education
  • Dual citizenship, allows maintaining citizenship in another country

2023 Recap: Here are major immigration policy changes in Canada, UK, Australia and US

Steps to apply for citizenship in Canada

  • Apply either online or offline (any one mode must be chosen)
  • Fill all the details and upload/submit required documents
  • Submit the application
  • Application takes time to be reviewed and processed
  • After the application is processed, you will either be invited for a test or interview depending on your age and application
  • Once you complete all the processes successfully, you can take the oath of citizenship in ceremony and become a citizen

A considerable number of individuals gained Canadian citizenship in 2023.

In 2023, a substantial number of individuals became Canadian citizens, with over 354,000 people participating in more than 3,000 citizenship ceremonies across the country. Canada’s appeal lies in its high quality of life, diverse society, universal healthcare, ample job opportunities, quality education, and a secure living environment, making it a preferred choice for those seeking better prospects and a welcoming multicultural atmosphere.

Get in touch with SPS Canada

Receive professional advice on any of your questions regarding Canadian immigration. get in touch with us, experienced immigration consultants from SPS Canada. For additional information, contact support@spscanada.com (Canada) or support.amd@spscanada.com

(Ahmedabad), or by phone at (1)905-362-9393 (Canada) or +919586226232 (Ahmedabad).


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