Transparency: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Openness, transparency and accountability are guiding principles of the Government of Canada.

Services and information

Proactive disclosure

Find information on all our proactive disclosures of departmental information mandated under Bill C-58.

Access to information and privacy

Gives Canadian citizens, permanent residents or any person (or entity) present in Canada the legal right to obtain information, in any form, that is under the control of a government institution.

Use of your personal information

Find out how we use your personal information and understand why it’s important to give us accurate information.

Digital transparency

Learn how we’re using automation and advanced data analytics to help us process applications faster while protecting your privacy.

Public consultations

Find information on ongoing and past public consultations on immigration, refugee and asylum issues that affect Canadians.

Directions for avoiding complicity in mistreatment by foreign entities

These are our requirements to avoid any risk of complicity in mistreatment when exchanging information with or using information from a foreign entity.

Values and ethics

The IRCC Code of Conduct outlines the values and expected behaviours that guide public servants in all activities related to their professional duties.

Contract terms and conditions

Find out the rights and obligations of parties involved in IRCC contracts.

Program terms and conditions

Learn more about the terms and conditions related to programs.

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