Apply to immigrate to Canada

Find eligibility, forms, fees and processing times for immigration programs in order to come to Canada permanently.

Find out how 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

How to become a candidate in the Express Entry pool, how to apply as a skilled immigrant, processing times and preparing for arrival

Quebec-selected skilled workers

Applying for a certificate of selection, forms, fees and submitting your application

Start-up visa

Eligibility, designated Canadian organizations, how to apply, forms, fees, processing times and how to settle in Quebec as a business immigrant

Immigrant Investors

Eligibility, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Self-employed

Eligibility, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Family sponsorship

Eligibility, how to apply and forms for sponsoring your spouse, partner, children, parents, grandparents and other eligible relatives

Provincial nominees

Provincial nomination certificates, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Caregivers

Eligibility, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Refugees

Eligibility, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Where to send your application

Visa offices, visa application centres and case processing centres

How to send a complete immigration application

Learn how to avoid common errors that can cause delays in processing your application to come to Canada.

Help Centre - Questions about immigrating?

Questions about immigrating?

Express Entry

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

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