Immigration and citizenship fraud and scams
Learn how to protect yourself from scammers and what to do if you are a victim of fraud.
Services and information
Identify fake websites, emails and phone calls targeting visa applicants.
Learn how to avoid and report scams in Canada.
Help protect yourself and others by reporting immigration fraud.
Submitting false documents, lying on an application or cheating on a citizenship test has serious consequences.
Avoid scams and learn the rules for sponsoring a spouse.
Find out how to use a representative to help with your immigration or citizenship application.
Find out what surveys are currently being conducted by IRCC.
View and download materials to help you identify common scams.
If you’re using a paid immigration representative (consultant, lawyer or Quebec notary), they must be licensed to represent you or give advice.
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