Apply to sponsor a family member, refugee or foreign worker to come to Canada, adopt a child from abroad, get proof of your Canadian citizenship, travel and work abroad, celebrate citizenship or get a passport.
Includes applications and processing times for sponsoring spouses, partners, dependent children or other eligible relatives to Canada.
Includes applications and processing times for a citizenship certificate, and a list of other documents accepted as proof of Canadian citizenship.
Includes application steps, processing times, finding adoption authorities and a list of countries with adoption suspensions.
Includes who can sponsor a refugee, and how to submit an application.
Includes requirements for hiring foreign workers, live-in caregivers, international students, permanent workers and interns.
Information for Canadian youth who want to travel and work in another country through the International Experience Canada Program.
Includes adult and child passport applications, passport offices and processing times for renewals and new applications.
Includes citizenship ceremonies and activities, Canadian history and contests and awards.
What we are doing
- Discover Canada
- Information for sponsored spouses or partners
- Guide to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program
- Apply for a passport
- Sponsor a spouse or partner
- Sponsor parents or grandparents
- Renounce citizenship
- Celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day
- Faster removal of foreign criminals act becomes law
- Streamlining the passport process for Canadians abroad
- Secure, convenient 10-year ePassport
Tips for completing your passport application
Find out how you can submit a complete and correct passport application.
Embrace Canadian culture
Immerse yourself in history. Find out more about multiculturalism in Canada.
Find information and tips on destinations, travel documents, travel health, returning to Canada and more.
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