Immigrate to Canada
How you can immigrate to Canada, how to protect yourself from fraud and what to expect after you arrive in Canada.
Residents of Hong Kong
You may qualify for special measures to come to Canada, including
- an open work permit for Hong Kong recent graduates
- pathways to permanent residence for eligible Hong Kong residents who are currently in Canada
- priority processing
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
Immigrate as a skilled worker in the province of Quebec
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
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
Immigrate with a new application process for refugee claimants working in the health-care sector during the COVID-19 pandemic
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.
Two pathways to permanent residence for eligible Hong Kong residents who are currently in Canada.
Immigrate as a refugee or become a sponsor
Appeal to the Immigration and Refugee Board about sponsorship, removal orders and residency obligation requirements.
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