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My parents and all of my relatives were born in Canada. My

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My parents and all of my relatives were born in Canada. My father became a U.S. citizen and I was born in the U.S. My mother lives in the U.S., but is still a Canadian citizen. Am I a Canadian citizen? How can I become one? I was born in 1959. All of my relatives still live in Canada, except my brother and mother.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 1 year ago.

Because your parents were Canadian citizens when you were born you are automatically considered to be a Canadian citizen. You do not need to apply for anything except for proof of citizenship.

Here is a link to the information about applying for proof of citizenship:

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/citizenship/proof.asp

Once you get proof of citizenship you can then apply for a Canadian passport.

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