Applicants for Permanent Residence
You must select the visa office that serves your country of nationality or the country where you have been legally admitted for at least one year.
All new Economic Class applications must first be mailed to the Centralized Intake Office in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.
All new Family Class applications must first be mailed to the Case Processing Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
In your application, you must select the visa office where your application will be processed. Please consult the chart below to find your visa office.
Applicants for Temporary Resident Visas, Study Permits and Work Permits
You must select the visa office that serves your country of residence, your country of nationality or the country where you have been legally admitted.
Applicants for Travel Documents (Permanent Residents Abroad)
If you are a permanent resident outside of Canada and you need proof of status so that you can return to Canada, you should apply at the Canadian visa office that serves the country you’re in.
Consult the chart below to find out where to submit your application.