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375,000 PRs transitioned to Canadian citizens, India stands #1

375,000 PRs transitioned to Canadian citizens, India stands

Highlights: In 2022, 59,503 Indian PRs got transitioned to Canadian citizens

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Top Source Countries in 2022

374,554 PRs became Canadian citizens in 2022. And India topped the list of birth countries of permanent residents who have been transitioned into citizens.

Countries Number of PRs transitioned to citizens
India 59,503
Philippines 41,540
Syria 20,355
Pakistan 15,188
Iran 13,082
Nigeria 12,670
People’s Republic of China 10,722
United States of America 9,215
France 8,163
Iraq 7,692

India has been in the top spot

India has been the top source country of new Canadian citizens for the second year. In 2021, 20,866 Indian PRs became Canadian citizens.

Pathway from PR to Citizenship

After you get the PR of Canada, you can apply for Canadian citizenship after assessing your eligibility.

To get Canadian citizenship as a PR, one must:

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