Apply for the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (visitor visa and work permit)

Follow these steps to apply for a visitor visa and work permit if you’re

Authorized paid representatives

Do not use this application process if you’re an authorized paid representative (APR). Use the APR Portal to submit an application for your client.

1. Get an invitation code

If it’s your first time using the IRCC Portal, you need an invitation code to create an account. We’ll ask for your email and give you a code to sign up.

2. Create an account

Use the invitation code we send you to create your portal account.

3. Complete the online form

After you log in:

If you want to work in Canada

When you apply for the visitor visa under the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET) measures, you may be eligible to apply for an open work permit at the same time. This work permit lets you work for most employers in Canada.

If you want to apply for a work permit, when asked if you want to work in Canada, choose Yes.

Find out more about the open work permit.

If you’re already in Canada, do not apply for the visitor visa to get a CUAET work permit. Follow the steps for people already in Canada.

This online service will be unavailable from 12:00 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2023 Eastern time, in order to perform system maintenance.

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After you apply, we may email you to ask if you would like to complete a survey. The survey will help us better understand your plans in Canada so that we can work to improve our programs and services. Find out more about the survey.

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