Apply to sponsor a family member, refugee or foreign worker to come to Canada, adopt a child from abroad, get proof of your Canadian citizenship, travel and work abroad, celebrate citizenship or get a passport.
Adult and child passport applications, passport offices and processing times for renewals and new applications
Applications and processing times for sponsoring spouses, partners, dependent children or other relatives to Canada
Applications and processing times for a citizenship certificate and a list of other documents accepted as proof of Canadian citizenship
Application steps, processing times, finding adoption authorities and a list of countries with adoption suspensions
Who can sponsor a refugee and how to submit an application
Requirements for hiring temporary workers, live-in caregivers, international students, permanent workers and interns
Information for Canadian youth who want to travel and work in another country through the International Experience Canada Program
Citizenship ceremonies and activities, Canadian history and contests and awards
What we are doing
- Discover Canada
- Information for sponsored spouses or partners
- Guide to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program
- Apply for a passport
- Sponsor a spouse or partner
- Sponsor parents or grandparents
- Renounce citizenship
- Celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day
- Faster removal of foreign criminals act becomes law
- Streamlining the passport process for Canadians abroad
- Secure, convenient 10-year ePassport
About your passport
Find out about Canadian passports and the advantages of an ePassport.
Embrace Canadian culture
Immerse yourself in history. Find out more about multiculturalism in Canada.
Find information and tips on destinations, travel documents, travel health, returning to Canada and more.
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