Immigrate to Canada

How you can immigrate to Canada, how to protect yourself from fraud and what to expect after you arrive in Canada.

Services and information

Find out if you can apply

Find out what programs you can apply for and get information on submitting an online or paper application.

Express Entry

Immigrate as a skilled worker

Quebec-selected skilled workers

Immigrate as a skilled worker in the province of Quebec

Start-up visa

Immigrate by starting a business and creating jobs

Self-employed

Immigrate as a self-employed person in cultural or athletic activities

Family sponsorship

Sponsor your relatives, including your spouse, partner, children, parents, grandparents, and others to immigrate

Provincial nominees

Immigrate by being nominated by a Canadian province or territory

Atlantic Immigration Pilot

Immigrate by graduating from a school or working in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, or Newfoundland and Labrador

Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Smaller Canadian communities can apply to support their local economy through immigration. Pilot opens to permanent resident applicants later in 2019.

Refugees

Immigrate as a refugee or become a sponsor

Caregivers

Immigrate by providing care for children, the elderly or those with medical needs, or work as a live-in caregiver

Immigrant Investor

Immigrate by investing in the Canadian economy

Find out if you’re inadmissible

Reasons you might not be allowed in Canada, how to overcome criminal convictions and information on temporary permits

Appeal your immigration decision

Appeal to the Immigration and Refugee Board about sponsorship, removal orders and residency obligation requirements.

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