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Citizenship Regulations

Version of section 7 from 2006-03-22 to 2009-04-16:

  •  (1) An application made under subsection 9(1) of the Act shall be

    • (a) made in prescribed form; and

    • (b) filed, together with the materials described in subsection (3), with

      • (i) the Registrar, if the application is made in Canada, or

      • (ii) a foreign service officer, if the application is made outside Canada.

  • (2) Where an application and materials are filed with a foreign service officer under subsection (1), the officer shall forthwith forward a copy thereof to the Registrar.

  • (3) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), the materials required by this section are

    • (a) a birth certificate or, if unobtainable, other evidence that establishes the date and place of birth of the applicant;

    • (b) evidence that establishes the citizenship of the applicant;

    • (c) a photograph of the applicant signed by the applicant of the size and type shown on a form prescribed under section 28 of the Act;

    • (d) an official document of a country other than Canada or other evidence that establishes that the applicant is or will become a citizen of that country if the application referred to in subsection (1) is accepted; and

    • (e) evidence that establishes the place of residence of the applicant.

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