Applications for citizenship certificates are pre-screened at our office before being sent to the Case Processing Center (CPC) in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The processing time may take up to 12 months for a routine application.
IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you provide your complete mailing address and current contact details when submitting an application. Any change of address or telephone number should be advised immediately by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Once the High Commission receives your citizenship certificate from the Case Processing Center (CPC), it will be sent directly to your local mailing address by traceable mail. If a Canadian mailing address was provided on the application form, CPC will send the citizenship certificate directly to the Canadian mailing address.
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