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Immigration and citizenship
Apply to travel, study, work or immigrate to Canada, apply for citizenship, a permanent resident card or refugee protection, check the status of your application or find a form.
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Services and information
Sign in or create an account, check application status and processing times, find forms, pay fees, and learn about medical and police checks
Find out if you need a visa to visit, do business or transit through Canada, and how to extend your stay as a visitor
Find out what immigration programs you can apply for, sponsor your family and use a representative
Get answers to your questions
Find quick and direct answers to frequently asked questions in our Help Centre
Apply for or extend a work permit, learn about International Experience Canada and being a caregiver, get your credentials recognized, and hire foreign workers
Apply for or extend a study permit or student work permit
Apply for, resume or give up Canadian citizenship, prepare for the citizenship test and get proof of citizenship
Get a permanent resident card, find immigrant services in your area, apply for citizenship and learn about your first tax year in Canada
Get a passport, sponsor your family or a refugee, get proof of citizenship, travel and work abroad, adopt a child from abroad, and take part in citizenship celebrations
Refugees and asylum
Claim refugee protection, sponsor a refugee, find services for refugees in Canada and appeal a refugee claim
Enforcement and violations
Know why you may not be allowed in Canada, and learn about immigration violations, the detention review process and immigration admissibility hearings
Dual Canadian citizens: Fly to Canada with a valid CDN passport
Starting November 10, 2016, you will need a valid Canadian passport to board a flight to Canada.
Do you want to come to Canada?
Answer a few questions to find out what immigration programs you can apply for and how to submit an online or paper application.
Express Entry provides a faster way for skilled workers to settle in Canada.