Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada facilitates the arrival of immigrants, provides protection to refugees, and offers programming to help newcomers settle in Canada. It also:
- grants citizenship and
- issues travel documents (such as passports) to Canadians.
For people affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Learn about new measures in place to help people affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Canada’s response to the situation in Afghanistan
Learn about Canada’s response and the supports that are available.
What we are doing
Find quick and direct answers to your questions, including how to complete application forms, extend visas and permits, and replace lost documents.
Remind visiting friends and family to apply early for their visa or eTA
Encourage your international guests to check Canada’s entry requirements and apply early if they need a visa or eTA.
Building a stronger immigration system
Strengthening our immigration system means focusing on people, families and communities.
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