Protect yourself from fraud

Find out how to prevent fraud and how to report those who commit it.

Services and information

Marriage fraud

Fake marriages and relationships, rules for sponsored partners, and information for victims of marriage fraud

Document fraud

Fake or altered documents, what happens if you provide false information, and how Canada monitors document fraud

Internet, email and telephone scams

Identify fake websites, emails and telephone calls

Irregular adoptions

Adopting a child from another country and adoption fraud

Learn how to report fraud

Report immigration fraud, citizenship fraud, telephone, email or Internet scams, and human trafficking

Know your rights

Temporary foreign worker and live-in caregiver rights, employment standards offices, and help for victims of human trafficking

Using an immigration and citizenship representative

What representatives do. How to choose and add one to your file. How to access the portal for Authorized Paid Representatives

Cracking down on immigration fraud

Our partners in and outside Canada who work to prevent immigration fraud

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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.

Questions about fraud and scams?

Find answers to your questions about fraud and scams in the Help Centre.

Immigrant services in your area

Our interactive map will help you to search for immigrant services in your area.

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