Immigrate to Canada

Find out how you can immigrate to Canada, how to protect yourself from fraud and what to expect after you arrive in Canada.

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Determine your eligibility

Immigration programs you can apply for and information about what may make you inadmissible to Canada

Apply to immigrate

Express Entry for skilled workers, applications for family sponsorship, caregivers, start-up visas and refugees

Prepare for life in Canada

Finding a job, getting your credentials assessed, learning English and French and what to expect when you get to Canada, financially, socially and culturally

Learn about using a representative

How to hire a representative to help with your application, how to file a complaint about your representative or how to authorize an unpaid third party to help with your application

Protect yourself from fraud

How to avoid becoming a victim of immigration fraud, such as marriage fraud, document fraud and email and internet scams

Appeal your immigration decision

Sponsorship appeals, removal order appeals and residency obligation appeals

What we are doing

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.

Help Centre

Find quick and direct answers to your immigration questions, including how to complete application forms, extend visas and permits and replace lost documents.

Express Entry

Express Entry provides a faster way for skilled workers to settle in Canada.

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