Immigrate to Canada
How you can immigrate to Canada, how to protect yourself from fraud and what to expect after you arrive in Canada.
Expect delays with some of our services
Due to the Government of Canada labour disruption, you can expect delays with certain IRCC services. Find out what services are affected.
Services and information
Immigrate as a skilled worker
Sponsor your relatives, including your spouse, partner, children, parents, grandparents, and others to immigrate
Immigrate by being nominated by a Canadian province or territory
Quebec-selected skilled workers
Immigrate as a skilled worker in the province of Quebec
Atlantic Immigration Program
Immigrate by graduating from a school or working in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, or Newfoundland and Labrador
Immigrate by providing care for children, the elderly or those with medical needs, or work as a live-in caregiver
Immigrate by starting a business and creating jobs
Immigrate as a self-employed person in cultural or athletic activities
Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot
Smaller Canadian communities supporting their local economy through immigration. Pilot opens to permanent resident applicants later in 2019.
Immigrate by working in specific agri-food industries and occupations
Temporary resident to permanent resident pathway
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.
Permanent residence pathways for Hong Kong residents
Two pathways to permanent residence for eligible Hong Kong residents who are currently in Canada.
Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot
Immigrate through economic permanent residence pathways as an eligible skilled refugee
Immigrate as a refugee or become a sponsor
Live, work or study in French in a Francophone community outside Quebec.
Appeal your immigration decision
Appeal to the Immigration and Refugee Board about sponsorship, removal orders and residency obligation requirements.
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