Agri-Food Pilot: If your application is approved

If we approve your application, we mail you a

Your COPR has information about who you are, as well as your photo.

Check to make sure your information is correct. It should be the same as the information on your passport. If there’s a mistake on your COPR, contact us through our web form.

We can’t extend your COPR, so you should make sure to use it before it expires.

If you’re already in Canada

We contact you and let you know what to do next.

You need to have a short interview with an officer. You have 2 options for your interview:

During the interview the officer will

If you change your address within 180 days of getting your status, you must tell us using the web form.

If you’re outside Canada

There are things you can do to prepare for life in Canada:

When you arrive in Canada

ArriveCAN

You must use ArriveCAN before checking in at the airport or crossing the border to submit your

  • travel and contact information
  • quarantine plan
  • COVID-19 symptoms self-assessment

Please bring your ArriveCAN receipt (electronic or paper) with you to show the border services officer upon arrival.

You must have

We check your identity when you arrive in Canada

When you arrive in Canada, you’ll meet an officer from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). The officer will

To help speed up your entry to Canada, keep your passport and other documents with you at all times. Don’t pack them in your luggage.

We won’t allow you into Canada if you

If we can’t verify your identity, you may be detained by a border services officer. These officers help protect the health and safety of Canadians.

If the officer finds that you’re not admissible to Canada, you won’t be allowed to enter Canada. If you came by air, you’ll have to take a return flight to where you came from.

If you’re admissible and there are no problems when you arrive, the officer will

If you change your address within 180 days of arriving in Canada, you must tell us using the web form.

Children under 18 must meet the same entry requirements as adults. The border services officer may ask minor children to show other documents depending on whether the child is travelling alone or with someone.

Disclosure of funds

If you arrive in Canada with more than CAN$10,000, you must tell this to the CBSA officer. If you don’t tell them, you could be fined, and your funds could be seized.

What you can bring into Canada

Before you travel to Canada, see the CBSA website to find out what you can and cannot bring into the country.

After you arrive in Canada

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