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.
How to Apply for Canadian Visa:
Services and information
Sign in or create an account, check application status and processing times, find forms, pay fees, learn about medical and police checks, learn about representatives and protect yourself from fraud.
Find out if you need a visa to visit, do business or transit through Canada, and how to extend your stay as a visitor.
Find out what immigration programs you can apply for, sponsor your family and use a representative.
Apply for or extend a work permit, learn about International Experience Canada and being a caregiver, get your credentials recognized, and hire foreign workers.
Apply for or extend a study permit or student work permit.
Apply for, resume or give up Canadian citizenship, prepare for the citizenship test and get proof of citizenship.
Get a passport, sponsor your family or a refugee, get proof of citizenship, travel and work abroad, adopt a child from abroad, and take part in citizenship celebrations.
Get a permanent resident card, find immigrant services in your area, apply for citizenship and learn about your first tax year in Canada.
Refugees and asylum:
Claim refugee protection, sponsor a refugee, find services for refugees in Canada and appeal a refugee claim.
Get answers to your questions:
Find quick and direct answers to frequently asked questions in our Help Center.
1. Sign in or create an account to apply online
2. Check your application status
3. Check application processing times
4. Immigrate as a skilled worker through Express Entry
5. Find out if you need an ETA or a visa to visit Canada
6. Find an application form
Enforcement and violations
Know why you may not be allowed in Canada, and learn about immigration violations, the detention review process and immigration admissibility hearings.
Online Application is Free