Apply to travel, study, work or immigrate to Canada, apply for citizenship, a permanent resident card
Immigrate to Canada
How you can immigrate to Canada, how to protect yourself from fraud and what to expect after you arrive in Canada.
Immigrate as a skilled worker
Immigrate by being nominated by a Canadian province or territory
Immigrate by graduating from a school or working in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, or Newfoundland and Labrador
Smaller Canadian communities supporting their local economy through immigration. Pilot opens to permanent resident applicants later in 2019.
Immigrate with a new application process for refugee claimants working in the health-care sector during the COVID-19 pandemic
Sponsor your relatives, including your spouse, partner, children, parents, grandparents, and others to immigrate
Immigrate by starting a business and creating jobs
Immigrate as a skilled worker in the province of Quebec
Immigrate by providing care for children, the elderly or those with medical needs, or work as a live-in caregiver
Immigrate as a self-employed person in cultural or athletic activities
Immigrate by working in specific agri-food industries and occupations
The temporary resident to permanent resident pathway is a limited-time pathway to permanent residence. It is for certain temporary residents who are currently working in Canada and their families.
Work in Canada
Apply to work in Canada, extend a work permit or hire a foreign worker.
You may need a permit, depending on the type of work you will do in Canada
How to work while studying and how to apply for a post-graduation work permit to stay in Canada after you graduate
Find out if you can apply and how to apply to work in Canada as a temporary worker, business person and student
Find out if you can apply for the International Experience Canada Program, how to become a candidate and what to do after you’re in the pool
Find a job, explore other career opportunities, get your credentials assessed and learn about language training
Study in Canada as an international student
Apply to study in Canada as an international student, extend your study permit and find out about working while you study or after you graduate.
The different kinds of schools, when to apply and other requirements
Awards for students, postdoctoral researchers, faculty and schools
Answer a few questions to learn whether you need a study permit to study in Canada
Who can apply, how to submit your application, processing times and what to expect when you get to Canada
Get a work permit to stay in Canada after you graduate and how to apply for permanent residence