Why hire an immigration lawyer? The Ontario Bar Association explains.

Download this free guide for the keys to successful immigration.

The government of Canada answers many common questions about immigration on its immigration and citizenship website.


Are you eligible to come to Canada?

How long it will take for the Canadian government to process your immigration application?

How much will the Canadian government charge to process your immigration application?

Find a Designated Medical Practitioner for your Immigration Medical Examination

How to Obtain a Police Certificate

Where to Register for your Language Test

Do you qualify for Canadian citizenship?

Get a copy of your immigration file held by IRCC (Privacy Act)

Get a copy of your immigration file held by IRCC (Access to Information Act)


What can you bring with you to Canada?

Documents you should have when crossing the border

Moving your household possessions to Canada

Settlers' Effects

Form BSF186 (Personal Effects Accounting Documents)

Importing a vehicle into Canada

Bringing funds of more than $10,000 to Canada

Bringing your pet to Canada

For Canadian residents returning to Canada

Bringing household goods to Canada as a temporary resident


Private Sponsorship of Refugees

Canada‚Äôs Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program was created to let Canadian residents sponsor refugees. If you are interested in sponsoring a refugee, the uOttawa Refugee Sponsorship Support Program may be able to assist you.