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Check your application status

Get online updates for sponsorship, permanent resident and citizenship applications using your identification number, name, date and place of birth

Find forms and guides

Get the application forms you need to study, work, visit and immigrate to Canada, or to apply for Canadian citizenship and permanent resident cards

Check application processing times

How long it takes to process immigration and citizenship applications by type, by country and by application method (paper or online)




Pay your fees

How to pay online or at a bank, based on your application type and your location

Change your address

How to change your address, depending on your location and whether you have an application currently in progress

Get a police check

Who needs to get a police certificate and how and where to get one in the country where you live

Get a medical exam

Who needs to get a medical exam and authorized doctors in the country where you live

Find an office

Visa application centres, visa offices outside and in Canada and where to send your application




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