Citizenship Regulations (SOR/93-246)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2015-07-16. Previous Versions

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall hold

    • (a) more than one valid

      • (i) certificate of naturalization or certificate of citizenship, and

      • (ii) miniature certificate of citizenship or other certificate of citizenship that contains the person’s photograph; or

    • (b) more than one certificate of renunciation.

  • (2) Where a person is included in a certificate of naturalization that relates to more than one person, the person may also hold a certificate of citizenship.

  • (3) When a person who has been granted or issued a certificate of naturalization, certificate of citizenship, miniature certificate of citizenship or other certificate of citizenship that contains the person’s photograph makes an application for a certificate of citizenship under section 14 of the Regulations, the person shall surrender all certificates referred to in paragraph (1)(a) that are in the person’s possession to a citizenship officer or foreign service officer at the time the application is filed or at the time the new certificate is received.

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/2015-129, s. 6]

  • (5) When a person who has been issued a certificate of renunciation makes an application for another certificate, the person shall surrender the previously issued certificate to a citizenship officer or foreign service officer at the time the application is filed or at the time the new certificate is received.

  • (6) and (7) [Repealed, SOR/2015-129, s. 6]

  • SOR/2015-129, s. 6.
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