Immigration and citizenship for Canadians
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.
Services and information
Get a passport
Adult and child passport applications, passport offices and processing times for renewals and new applications
Sponsor a family member
Applications and processing times for sponsoring spouses, partners, dependent children or other relatives to Canada
Get proof of citizenship
Applications and processing times for a citizenship certificate and a list of other documents accepted as proof of Canadian citizenship
Adopt a child from abroad
Application steps, processing times, finding adoption authorities and a list of countries with adoption suspensions
Sponsor a refugee
Who can sponsor a refugee and how to submit an application
Hire a foreign worker
Requirements for hiring temporary workers, live-in caregivers, international students, permanent workers and interns
Travel and work abroad
Information for Canadian youth who want to travel and work in another country through the International Experience Canada Program
Celebrate being Canadian
Citizenship ceremonies and activities, Canadian history and contests and awards
Immigration matters in Charlottetown
A skating club on the verge of closing is revived by the enthusiastic participation of the Chinese community.
About your passport
Find out about Canadian passports and the advantages of an ePassport.
Find information and tips on destinations, travel documents, travel health, returning to Canada and more.
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