Immigration and citizenship

Apply to travel, study, work or immigrate to Canada, apply for citizenship, a permanent resident card or refugee protection, check the status of your application or find a form.

You may be affected by changes to travel requirements in response to the Omicron variant

There are new travel requirements for those who have been in any of the following 10 countries within the last 14 days: Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe.

  • If you’re a foreign national: You cannot enter Canada right now.
    • This includes international students and foreign workers.
  • If you’re a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person registered under Canada’s Indian Act: You will be subject to enhanced pre-entry, arrival and post-arrival testing, screening and quarantine measures.

All other travellers to Canada must continue to meet the current entry, testing and quarantine requirements. There will soon be additional testing and quarantine requirements put in place.

Find out more about these changes.

Canada’s response to the situation in Afghanistan

Learn about Canada’s response and the supports that are available.

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