Citizenship Regulations, No. 2

Version of section 4 from 2017-09-06 to 2017-10-10:


Marginal note:Application under subsection 5(2) of Act

 An application made under subsection 5(2) of the Act on behalf of a minor child must be

  • (a) made in the prescribed form by a parent or legal guardian;

  • (b) countersigned by the child, if the child has attained the age of 14 years on or before the day on which the application is made and is not prevented from understanding the significance of the application because of a mental disability; and

  • (c) filed in the manner determined by the Minister, together with the following information and materials:

    • (i) evidence that establishes the child’s date and place of birth,

    • (ii) evidence that establishes that the child is the child of a citizen,

    • (iii) if the applicant is not the child’s parent, a certified copy of an order of a court of competent jurisdiction or of a written agreement, or other evidence, that establishes that the applicant has the custody of the child,

    • (iv) any document created by the Canadian immigration authorities, or other evidence, that establishes the date on which the child became a permanent resident,

    • (v) if the child has attained the age of 14 years on or before the day on which the application is made, evidence that establishes that the child has an adequate knowledge of one of the official languages of Canada, including language test results or other evidence that establishes that the child meets the criteria set out in section 14 of the Regulations,

    • (vi) if the child has attained the age of 14 years on or before the day on which the application is made and has not countersigned it, evidence that establishes that the child is prevented from understanding the significance of the application because of a mental disability,

    • (vii) two photographs of the child in the format specified on the prescribed form, and

    • (viii) evidence that establishes that the applicant has paid the fee required under section 31 of the Regulations.

  • SOR/2017-191, s. 2
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