Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Building a stronger Canada through immigration programs, citizenship services, refugee protection, and issuing Canadian travel documents.
Services and information
Sign in or create an account, check application status and processing times, find forms, pay fees, and learn about medical and police checks
Find out if you need a visa to visit, do business or transit through Canada, and how to extend your stay as a visitor
Find out which immigration programs you can apply for, sponsor your family and use a representative
Apply for or extend a work permit, learn about International Experience Canada and being a caregiver, get your credentials recognized, and hire foreign workers
Apply for or extend a study permit or student work permit
Apply for, resume or give up Canadian citizenship, prepare for the citizenship test and get proof of citizenship
Get a permanent resident card, find immigrant services in your area, apply for citizenship and learn about your first tax year in Canada
Get a passport, sponsor your family or a refugee, get proof of citizenship, travel and work abroad, adopt a child from abroad, and take part in citizenship celebrations
Claim refugee protection, sponsor a refugee, find services for refugees in Canada and appeal a refugee claim
Learn why you may not be allowed in Canada, and about immigration violations, the detention review process and immigration admissibility hearings
Learn how to protect yourself from scammers and what to do if you are a victim of fraud.
About Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Attract and retain foreign workers to bring new skills and boost your competitive edge
Explore key takeaways from our engagement initiative and actions for the future.
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