Immigration and Citizenship

Immigration, refugees and citizenship

To manage the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Prime Minister has announced travel restrictions that will limit travel to Canada. Find out how these restrictions affect immigration, refugees, citizenship and passport applications.


Workers, students and visitors

If you can enter or leave Canada, what to do if your status is already expired or is expiring soon


Immigration applicants

If you’re applying or already applied for permanent residence, if we approved your application, withdrawing your application


Permanent residents

If you just immigrated to Canada or you’re already a permanent resident and need to travel urgently


Refugees, asylum claimants and sponsors

Making a refugee claim in Canada, information for sponsors and refugees overseas waiting to be resettled


Canadians and citizenship applicants

If you applied for citizenship, need proof of citizenship, travel and work abroad, adopted a child from abroad, or take part in citizenship celebrations


Passport and travel documents

Find out about urgent passport or travel document services and how to apply inside or outside Canada