There are various avenues whereby one can become a citizen of
; the easiest method of obtaining one's citizenship would likely be through naturalization
. Through this method, one can become a citizen so long as one is at least eighteen years of age, one is a permanent resident, one has resided in Canada for at least three years within the four years preceding the citizenship request, one can pass a knowledge test in relation to Canada, and one is aware of the rights and responsibilities of having citizenship.
As a Commonwealth Citizen
, one has the right to vote in and run for office for the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
upon the reception of one's citizenship in Canada. In addition to the above requirements (or whatever other requirements may apply to the method being used to pursue citizenship), one must
make an Oath of Citizenship
to become a citizen, to affirm that one intends to be loyal to
Crown of Canada
(the embodiment of executive power), and the laws of the nation. The Oath reads:
"I swear (or affirm) that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, Her Heirs and Successors, and that I will faithfully observe the laws of Canada and fulfil my duties as a Canadian citizen.
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