Ukraine immigration measures: Important dates

Key dates for the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) and other temporary measures can be found below.

This includes the last day to

Important dates for the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET)

Date Temporary measure or support available
July 15, 2023
  • Last day to apply for a visitor visa under the CUAET measures
March 31, 2024
  • Last day to enter Canada under the CUAET special measures
    • Those with a visa under CUAET have until March 31, 2024, to travel to Canada under the special measures to be eligible for various supports offered under CUAET.
    • Those with a visa under CUAET who arrive on or after April 1, 2024, will need to meet the general requirements to enter Canada and won’t be eligible to receive supports offered under the CUAET measures.
  • Last day to extend or change your temporary resident status in Canada under CUAET
    • Those in Canada under the CUAET measures have until March 31, 2024, to apply to extend or change their temporary resident status in Canada through the CUAET measures.
    • Application fees will continue to be waived until March 31, 2024.
March 31, 2025
  • Last day when Ukrainians and their family members who are in Canada temporarily can benefit from settlement services
    • Settlement services that are normally reserved for permanent residents of Canada will continue to be available to all Ukrainians and their family members until March 31, 2025.

Important dates for the post-CUAET measures

Date Temporary measure or support available
March 31, 2024
  • Last day to apply under the post-CUAET measures
March 31, 2025
  • Last day when Ukrainians and their family members who are in Canada temporarily can benefit from settlement services
    • Settlement services that are normally reserved for permanent residents of Canada will continue to be available to all Ukrainians and their family members until March 31, 2025.

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