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Citizenship Fees Remission Order (SI/2007-37)

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Citizenship Fees Remission Order



Registration 2007-04-04

Citizenship Fees Remission Order

P.C. 2007-361 2007-03-22

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, considering that it is in the public interest to do so, on the recommendation of the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and the Treasury Board, pursuant to subsection 23(2.1)Footnote a of the Financial Administration Act, hereby makes the annexed Citizenship Fees Remission Order.


 Remission is hereby granted, to the persons who meet the conditions set out in section 2, of the fees paid or payable by those persons with respect to an application for a grant or resumption of citizenship, or with respect to a right to be a citizen, pursuant to subsection 31(1) and section 32 of the Citizenship Regulations, 1993.


  •  (1) For a person to qualify for a remission under this Order, the person must meet all of the following conditions:

    • (a) have been granted, or is under consideration to be granted, citizenship under subsection 5(4) of the Citizenship Act;

    • (b) have had an application for grant or resumption of citizenship in process on January 24, 2007, or have submitted an application on or after that date;

    • (c) have had a reasonable but mistaken belief that they were a Canadian citizen;

    • (d) have lived in Canada most of the person’s life; and

    • (e) be currently living in Canada.

  • (2) A person does not qualify for a remission under this Order if the person

    • (a) is a permanent resident within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;

    • (b) is prohibited from being granted citizenship under section 20 or 22 of the Citizenship Act; or

    • (c) has renounced his or her citizenship under the Canadian Citizenship Act (as it was in force from 1947 until 1977) or the Citizenship Act.


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