Immigrate to Canada

Find out the best immigration program for you and your family, take steps to protect yourself from fraud, and what supports are available to you when you arrive in Canada.

You can immigrate to Canada under many different programs, including:

Express Entry

Apply as an immigrant to Canada as a skilled worker.

Family Sponsorship

Sponsor your spouse, partner, children, parent and grandparents so that they can join you in Canada.

Provincial Nominee Programs

Apply to come to Canada as an immigrant by getting nominated by a province or territory.

Quebec-selected Skilled Workers

Immigrate to the province of Quebec as a skilled worker.

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

Immigrate to New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia or Newfoundland & Labrador by graduating from a local educational institution or by working.


Apply as an immigrant to Canada by providing care for children, elderly or people with disabilities.

Start-up Visa

Immigrate to Canada by starting a business that generates jobs for the community.


Come to Canada as an immigrant by applying as a self employed person in cultural and athletic activities.

Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program

Immigrate to Canada’s smaller communities to support their economies.

Agri-Food Pilot Program

Immigrate to Canada by working in specific Agri-Food positions and sectors.


Immigrate to Canada by applying for refugee status.

Appealing your immigration decision

Make an appeal to the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) for decisions made on sponsorship, removal orders and residency obligation requirements.