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Dual Citizenship

Canada and the UK accept dual citizenship (also called “dual nationality”). A person may hold both citizenships and may carry both British and Canadian passports if they so desire.

A Canadian citizen may retain Canadian citizenship, unless (s)he voluntarily applies to renounce it and the application has been approved.

Additional details can be found in the Dual Citizenship section of the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.


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