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December 2018 - Citizenship Applications

akil_f1

Hero Member
Jun 15, 2013
490
10
TORONTO
Category........
Visa Office......
CPP-O
NOC Code......
2**3
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
18-10-13
AOR Received.
10-01-2014
I am starting this thread for December 2018 applicants and i am one of them :)
Can the experts/seniors advise on the below questions from the application form

Q06 - If no name changes , should we just write our name select Name at birth ?
Q11 - I know we should give employers address , but just wondering about the name of contact , phone number , email address columns
Q12 - should we tick Yes for both Required to File and Taxes files ? my edibility period is from 2013 DEC-2018 DEC

Appreciate your responses in advance :)
 

nov1061

Champion Member
Mar 25, 2012
1,130
67
I am starting this thread for December 2018 applicants and i am one of them :)
Can the experts/seniors advise on the below questions from the application form

Q06 - If no name changes , should we just write our name select Name at birth ?
Q11 - I know we should give employers address , but just wondering about the name of contact , phone number , email address columns
Q12 - should we tick Yes for both Required to File and Taxes files ? my edibility period is from 2013 DEC-2018 DEC

Appreciate your responses in advance :)
Hi,
Q06- if you didn't change your name select 'Name at birth'
Q11- just write either the name of your HR manager or your boss name, phone number and email address.
Q12- tick what is relevant for you. If you were required to file the taxes tick 'Yes' for both 'Required to File' as well as 'Taxes filed'
If you were for example a student that time and you were not required to file the taxes but you filed it, just tick 'No' to 'Required to file' and 'Yes' to 'Taxes filed'. I hope it's clear to you now.
 

akil_f1

Hero Member
Jun 15, 2013
490
10
TORONTO
Category........
Visa Office......
CPP-O
NOC Code......
2**3
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
18-10-13
AOR Received.
10-01-2014
Hi,
Q06- if you didn't change your name select 'Name at birth'
Q11- just write either the name of your HR manager or your boss name, phone number and email address.
Q12- tick what is relevant for you. If you were required to file the taxes tick 'Yes' for both 'Required to File' as well as 'Taxes filed'
If you were for example a student that time and you were not required to file the taxes but you filed it, just tick 'No' to 'Required to file' and 'Yes' to 'Taxes filed'. I hope it's clear to you now.
Thanks for your reply !!!
So since i am working from past five years , i have to select Yes to Required to File and Yes to taxes filed ?
And also during my eligibility period , i have visited my back home for about 120 days. should i provide my back home address for the 10 and 11 questions
 

nov1061

Champion Member
Mar 25, 2012
1,130
67
Hi
Thanks for your reply !!!
So since i am working from past five years , i have to select Yes to Required to File and Yes to taxes filed ?
And also during my eligibility period , i have visited my back home for about 120 days. should i provide my back home address for the 10 and 11 questions
Hi,
to your first question - select Yes to Required to File and Yes to taxes filed.
Yes, if you lived about 120 days in your home country then provide your address there.
 

baharina

Star Member
Dec 8, 2012
112
12
Visa Office......
warsaw
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
march2006
File Transfer...
sep2010
Med's Request
nov2012
Passport Req..
july2013
VISA ISSUED...
july2013
LANDED..........
july2013
please add me to spreadsheet
App sent Dec 1st
App received Dec 6th
North York
Single
1120 days
 

Jammin_Jamaica

Star Member
May 15, 2014
159
13
Hi All,

Please add me to the excel sheet:
App Sent: Dec 3
App Received: Dec 7 by S. Devou
Location: Vancouver
Application Type: Single
Eligibility Period: 1303 days
 

Marticus

Star Member
Dec 16, 2013
171
10
120
Daegu, South Korea
Category........
Visa Office......
Manila
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
10-01-2014
Doc's Request.
09-07-2014
AOR Received.
13-02-2014
Med's Done....
31-12-2013
Interview........
N/R
Passport Req..
N/R - Exempt
VISA ISSUED...
19-08-2014
LANDED..........
16-09-2014
Hi folks,

December 2018 applicant here - just started the process of completing the application form. Some questions right off the bat:

12b) Tell us when you filed your income taxes in the last five (5) years using the chart below

Question 1: I filed for 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014 (all the years I have been in Canada) - 2013 I was still in Korea. Do I need to include "2013" (or any non-Canadian tax years) in the chart?

Question 2: How do I know if I was "required to file"? I filed regardless, but unsure to know if it was actually mandated. I am assuming this is meant for folks who didn't work thus didn't have income tax to file?

13) Have you ever had immigration or citizenship status in any other country other than Canada, including your birth country?

Question 3: I put down South Korea as my birth country and then I put "obtained" as my birth year and birth date. Other than that I have not had any other statuses in other countries beyond being a PR here in Canada. I am assuming travel visas and/or stamps for the purpose of vacation does not count as an "immigration status"?

14a) Have you held travel documents and or passports during your eligibility period?

Question 4: "Travel documents" seems vague to me. I traveled to the US and South Korea for vacation / visit purposes - do they want to know if I have "travel documents" like plane tickets or stamped entry visas?

15) Language evidence

Question 5: I completed the CELPIP - LS (Listening and Speaking) and exceeded their minimum "level 4" requirements. Is my certification good enough language evidence?
 

dawn_canada

Hero Member
Jul 15, 2014
297
31
Category........
Visa Office......
Singapore VO
NOC Code......
2173
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
04-07-2014
Nomination.....
03-11-2014
AOR Received.
04-12-2014
File Transfer...
31-10-2015
Med's Request
24-02-2015
Med's Done....
06-03-2015 - 3rd Line updated on 17-03-2015, RPRF and PCC received to VO on 23-03-2015
Interview........
Seems waived.
Passport Req..
30-07-2015 and submitted on 31-07-2015
VISA ISSUED...
07-08-2015
Your answers are replied inline in purple.

Hi folks,

December 2018 applicant here - just started the process of completing the application form. Some questions right off the bat:

12b) Tell us when you filed your income taxes in the last five (5) years using the chart below

Question 1: I filed for 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014 (all the years I have been in Canada) - 2013 I was still in Korea. Do I need to include "2013" (or any non-Canadian tax years) in the chart?
[DN] I believe, you don't need to provide Korea tax assessment certificate.

Question 2: How do I know if I was "required to file"? I filed regardless, but unsure to know if it was actually mandated. I am assuming this is meant for folks who didn't work thus didn't have income tax to file?
[DN] Since you have lived here, you need to file tax returns - it does not depend on whether you have income or not. Not required is for those who did not live in Canada probably for whole year.

13) Have you ever had immigration or citizenship status in any other country other than Canada, including your birth country?

Question 3: I put down South Korea as my birth country and then I put "obtained" as my birth year and birth date. Other than that I have not had any other statuses in other countries beyond being a PR here in Canada. I am assuming travel visas and/or stamps for the purpose of vacation does not count as an "immigration status"?
[DN] Your assumption is correct.

14a) Have you held travel documents and or passports during your eligibility period?

Question 4: "Travel documents" seems vague to me. I traveled to the US and South Korea for vacation / visit purposes - do they want to know if I have "travel documents" like plane tickets or stamped entry visas?
[DN] I think 14a is asking if you hold passport during your eligibility period - this question is meant for others who are having complicated history.

15) Language evidence

Question 5: I completed the CELPIP - LS (Listening and Speaking) and exceeded their minimum "level 4" requirements. Is my certification good enough language evidence?
[DN] I am not sure - I will be using same IELTS certificate which I used for PR application.
 

raphmih

Star Member
Aug 16, 2011
115
27
Your answers are replied inline in purple.
regarding language: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/helpcentre/answer.asp?qnum=572&top=5

Hi folks,

December 2018 applicant here - just started the process of completing the application form. Some questions right off the bat:

12b) Tell us when you filed your income taxes in the last five (5) years using the chart below

Question 1: I filed for 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014 (all the years I have been in Canada) - 2013 I was still in Korea. Do I need to include "2013" (or any non-Canadian tax years) in the chart?

Question 2: How do I know if I was "required to file"? I filed regardless, but unsure to know if it was actually mandated. I am assuming this is meant for folks who didn't work thus didn't have income tax to file?

13) Have you ever had immigration or citizenship status in any other country other than Canada, including your birth country?

Question 3: I put down South Korea as my birth country and then I put "obtained" as my birth year and birth date. Other than that I have not had any other statuses in other countries beyond being a PR here in Canada. I am assuming travel visas and/or stamps for the purpose of vacation does not count as an "immigration status"?

14a) Have you held travel documents and or passports during your eligibility period?

Question 4: "Travel documents" seems vague to me. I traveled to the US and South Korea for vacation / visit purposes - do they want to know if I have "travel documents" like plane tickets or stamped entry visas?

15) Language evidence

Question 5: I completed the CELPIP - LS (Listening and Speaking) and exceeded their minimum "level 4" requirements. Is my certification good enough language evidence?
 

Marticus

Star Member
Dec 16, 2013
171
10
120
Daegu, South Korea
Category........
Visa Office......
Manila
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
10-01-2014
Doc's Request.
09-07-2014
AOR Received.
13-02-2014
Med's Done....
31-12-2013
Interview........
N/R
Passport Req..
N/R - Exempt
VISA ISSUED...
19-08-2014
LANDED..........
16-09-2014
Your answers are replied inline in purple.
Thank you very much! Very helpful with your answers!

Just further clarification on the Q12 chart for taxes: so if I was in Korea during 2013 (I landed as a PR in Sep 2014), so I only have 4 taxable years in Canada thus far... but for 2013 I would just fill that last line in the chart with "2013" and put "no" and "no" to Required to File and Taxes Filed?

Thank you!
 

Marticus

Star Member
Dec 16, 2013
171
10
120
Daegu, South Korea
Category........
Visa Office......
Manila
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
10-01-2014
Doc's Request.
09-07-2014
AOR Received.
13-02-2014
Med's Done....
31-12-2013
Interview........
N/R
Passport Req..
N/R - Exempt
VISA ISSUED...
19-08-2014
LANDED..........
16-09-2014
Citizenship Photo Requirements:

Clarification: citizenship photos are the same as passport photos, or are the dimensions / measurement requirements slightly different?

Thank you!
 

SideshowLoki

Star Member
Apr 10, 2018
183
52
London, ON
LANDED..........
11-27-2007
Citizenship Photo Requirements:

Clarification: citizenship photos are the same as passport photos, or are the dimensions / measurement requirements slightly different?

Thank you!
I think they're similar. Not entirely sure what the Canadian passport specs are, but you can find them online if you look it up via Google.