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    How to retrieve all the days spent travelling outside Canada.

    Agree 100%. You need a good buffer. I did travel a lot like you and had 212 days of absences over a 4 year period... I added an extra month of cushion... So I applied approx 4 years and 8 months as PR (I came to canada as PR) To ensure you've done your very best to not miss anything, do the...
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    To apply or not to apply

    Agree Have you double check you physical presence days? How many days in excess do you have?
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    Citizenship application dilemma/problem/trouble

    He should not have a problem
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    Trump and NAFTA(Trump begins Renegotiating NAFTA)

    I hope Trump ban any travel from and to the USA for all. That will solve two big problems: For Canada, less people using Canada as stepping stone... Since all USA problems are caused by foreigners, they will all go away
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    Leaving Canada right after test and interview

    In theory, there is some risk. In practice I'm yet to see rejection in case like this one. your intentions should be staying in Canada while your application is being approved. But after that , no one will ask or say anything. Once you are a Canadian citizen you can come and go as you please...
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    CDN Parent born outside of Canada has child also born outside Canada. What now?

    Agree. OP did not say how father acquired Canadian citizenship, which is critical in this case
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    CDN Parent born outside of Canada has child also born outside Canada. What now?

    Yes this does clarify things. The kid is not Canadian. The law was passed to avoid 2nd and subsequent generations getting Canadian citizenship indefinitely outside Canada. The kid will need to be sponsored to become permanent resident first.
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    CDN Parent born outside of Canada has child also born outside Canada. What now?

    This is partially incorrect. See below Re: CDN Parent born outside of Canada has child also born outside Canada. What now? « Reply #3 on: January 19, 2017, 09:05:54 am » Reply with quoteQuote Modify messageModify Remove messageRemove Is your child already a citizen? In general, a child...
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    CDN Parent born outside of Canada has child also born outside Canada. What now?

    This is not correct. You need more info before you can arrive at this conclusion
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    CDN Parent born outside of Canada has child also born outside Canada. What now?

    Is your child already a citizen? In general, a child born to a Canadian parent outside Canada before April 17, 2009, is a Canadian citizen. However, a child born to a Canadian parent outside Canada on or after April 17, 2009, is a Canadian citizen at birth only if that child is born in the...
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    Significant reduction in immigrants to Canada if Trump win?

    You are REALLY good on this subject!!! Thanks for such great contributions to the forum !!!
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    Traveling while abroad - what to include in Residence Calculator?

    Agree. That is what I did
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    Anybody attended a 4-hour special oath ceremony??

    I did attend special ceremony All is mandatory except reception at the end
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    Difficult case - became Canadian with A44 report, working in USA, RQ, etc

    The anticipated question was "why did you move back to USA?". In my case, the answer was straightforward and simple: the company that transferred me from USA to Canada approx. 5 years ago and for which I worked in Canada the whole time, is the same company that transferred me back to the USA 3...
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    Difficult case - became Canadian with A44 report, working in USA, RQ, etc

    Aside from ATIP physical notes, what is FPAT Document? Can we order it through ATIP. FPAT is typically generated for those who receive RQ. it shows IRCC's concers regarding you application. Yes, you can order it through ATIP (as physical case file... then specifically FPAT). I requested one and...
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    Difficult case - became Canadian with A44 report, working in USA, RQ, etc

    a. Sent my application and the rest of my family apps in 2 different envelops (one month apart) b. what is CIT 0065 document about and how to request that one? That's record of decision (you signed it after test). A copy will tell you if decision has been made or not, and if made, what is the...
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    Working outside Canada when waiting on Citizenship

    Hello fellow forum members, I finally became Canadian last week… Ceremony was great… This forum has been wonderful and I want to share some lessons learned so others can benefit from my experience For those who don’t remember me, my application had several issues: a. I worked in USA before...
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    Working outside Canada when waiting on Citizenship

    Hello fellow forum members, I finally became Canadian last week… Ceremony was great… This forum has been wonderful and I want to share some lessons learned so others can benefit from my experience For those who don’t remember me, my application had several issues: a. I worked in USA before...
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    Difficult case - became Canadian with A44 report, working in USA, RQ, etc

    Good luck 747-captain!!! Now just to clear I had more than 3 years of well documented physical presence in Canada. Also, intent to reside was not in force when I applied... Just things to take into consideration
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    Difficult case - became Canadian with A44 report, working in USA, RQ, etc

    that's why I suggest ACTIVELY following application... I think my high involvement was key the driver behind this positive outcome. As mentioned in my post, I know someone in similar situation who got DM after 37 months (and only after using suggestion #6 from my post).