To apply for Canadian Citizenship, each applicant must satisfy the eligibility and language proficiency requirements. The applicant must then pass the Canadian Citizenship Test. You can use the resources on this page to prepare for some of the requirements of Canadian Citizenship.
Please note, you should always refer to The Government of Canada guidelines on their website to check for the latest on Canadian Citizenship procedures, eligibility and requirements. Some information on this page may change.
- Canadian Citizenship Made Easy
Canadian Citizenship Made Easy Study Guide
Drew Smith’s Canadian Citizenship Study Guide is written in simple English and a great place to start. A copy of this resource with the accompanying workbook is available in the LU library.
- Canadian Provinces and Territories App
Canadian Provinces and Territories App
For learners working towards the Citizenship Test or with an interest in learning more about Canada, this App has quizzes covering 8 topics about Canada’s provinces and territories: Locations on a map; Capital cities; Most populous cities; Flag; Shields; Official birds; Official flowers; Postal abbreviations.
Free from and
- CELPIP English Language Proficiency
CELPIP offer a variety of free resources to help with preparation for the English Language Proficiency Test including guidebooks, online webinars, online practice tests and blog posts. Additionally, guides (The CELPIP Study Guide) are available for purchase.
- Dartmouth Reading Network – My Front Yard
Dartmouth Reading Network – My Front Yard
A course consisting of 4 modules (Geography, Government, History and Lifestyle) that cover basic communications topics like reading comprehension, grammar and vocabulary. Lessons in each module contain stories written by adult learners in Nova Scotia.
Learners navigate through the modules via a series of slides that have interactive capabilities. Learners can click on tabs, drag and drop words, click boxes in quizzes and type into boxes.
- Government of Canada – Discover Canada
Discover Canada – The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
The only official study guide for the citizenship test is called Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship. It is available free from Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The Discover Canada study guide can, for some learners, be daunting and very hard to work through. The site provides an audio version and some videos that may support learners as they begin to look at the subject matter.
- Learn Quebec – Being a Canadian Citizen
Learn Quebec – Skills for Life – Being a Canadian Citizen
Part of the QLWG Skills for Life Series, this module helps learners know and understand their rights and responsibilities as Canadian citizens. Useful for those wanting to obtain citizenship. The module has a PDF workbook and e-learning video-support segments (requiring flash plug-in) with video and narration.
Click on this link for a full list of all the QLWG Skills for Life Series Workbooks
- LU Tutor Tip Sheet – Working Towards Canadian Citizenship
LU Tutor Tip Sheet – Working Towards Canadian Citizenship
This short PDF was written by an LU tutor. It gives a brief overview of the language requirements for learners applying for Canadian Citizenship. The tutor recommends resources that you can use with a learner in preparation for the citizenship test. Those resources are also listed below.
- Richmond Public Library Citizenship Quiz
Richmond Public Library – Online Citizenship Quiz
Richmond Public Library created this practice test to help you prepare for the Canadian Citizenship Test. The practice test consists of over 100 multiple choice questions derived from the book Discover Canada, on which the test is based.