50% rise in Canadian citizenship for Indians this year

Unlike a permanent residency, a citizenship grants more benefits, such as greater mobility, eligibility to work in the government sector.

MUMBAI: Indians residing in Canada  are taking their immigration journey a step forward, with several thousands opting for Canadian citizenship, after having lived in the country for the specified duration as permanent residents.

Responding to a request from TOI, Canadian authorities shared some statistics. During the 10-month period ending October 2018, nearly 15,000-odd Indians obtained citizenship. If compared with 2017, it’s a steep rise of 50%.


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Credit: economictimes.indiatimes.com