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.

Determine your eligibility

Includes immigration programs you can apply for and information about what makes you inadmissible to Canada.

Apply to immigrate

Includes applications for federal skilled workers, family sponsorship, start-up visas, live-in caregivers and refugees.

Prepare to work and live in Canada

Includes 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

Includes 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

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

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.

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.

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