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​​​​Immigrate to Ontario, Canada

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Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) establishes immigration policy and makes decision on who can enter Canada.

 

If you want to immigrate to Canada, you need to apply through IRCC. The type of application you make depends on which immigration category you want to apply under.

   

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) establishes immigration policy and makes decision on who can enter Canada.

 The type of application you make depends on which immigration category you want to apply under.

You can apply for permanent residence in Ontario under the following categories:

  • Express Entry: For skilled workers and professionals
  • Start-up Visa Program: For those looking to start a business in Canada
  • Self Employed: For those who are self-employed in cultural or athletic activities
  • Family sponsorship: for those looking to sponsor a relative
  • Caregivers: for those looking to work as a caregiver to seniors, children or those with medical needs
  • Refugees: Immigrate as a refugee or become a sponsor
  • Provincial Nominee program

    You can apply for temporary residence under the following categories:

 


 

What documents to Bring

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Making sure you bring the proper documents with you before you come to Canada will make your arrival go as smoothly as possible. The Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) is responsible for the port of entry to Canada, please click here for more information.

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​​​​Citizenship Preparation

 

Requirements fo​r Canadian Citizenship:​

 Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website has all the information you need to complete this process, click here.

 

 

Citizenship Test

If your application is accepted you will ​have to write a citizenship test. Children under 14 years of age and adults 65 and over do not have to write the citizenship test. Find out more in How can I prepare for the citizenship test?

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