You have prepared the proper immigration forms and received your entry visas to live in Canada, but how do you prepare for what you will face when you arrive?
Our Settle section aims to provide you with the tools, resources, and information needed to ensure your successful integration into Canadian society and the Canadian workforce.
This information will help you make key decisions and address some of the following questions:
- Where will you live?
- How do you apply for health care coverage?
- How do you find work?
- How do you manage finances?
- How do you enter the housing market?
- What sort of weather can be expected?
- How do you get a drivers license?
- Where will your children go to school?
- What do you do in the event of an emergency?
We have designed our content to allow you to easily take advantage of the experience that we've gained over the years by working closely with individuals and families coming to Canada for the first time. We have also developed partnerships with a number of public and private sector institutions and organisations with many years of experience in assisting newcomers to Canada.
If you are still working on applying for the proper visas or permits to come to Canada, please fill out a free assessment to learn more about your options for immigration to Canada
Do you want to learn more about Canada?
Coming to Canada as a permanent or temporary resident might seem intimidating. If you have never been to Canada before, you might expect to face some new situations when you arrive. Fortunately, we have compiled a number of guides to assist you with this process.
Get started by checking out our list of landing guides for individual provinces and territories, or go directly to one of our most popular pages on settlement In Canada.
In order to help you determine where you would like to live in Canada, we have put together a number of pages about each province and territory in Canada. These pages will introduce you to economy, geography, culture, politics, health care systems, and education systems of each province and territory.
If you have already been approved for permanent residence, or if you are simply interested in coming to Canada on a temporary basis, our site has a number of resources to help you line up a job before coming here. Finding work in Canada ahead of time can fast-track your Canadian immigration application process, as well as prepare you for a quick transition into the Canadian workforce once you arrive. Securing a job can also allow you the freedom to plan for your new life in Canada while having the peace of mind that you are already employed.
Canadian permanent residence comes with certain rights and obligations. We have compiled some helpful information about your Permanent Resident Card and what to do in the event that you find yourself outside Canada without it and need a Temporary Travel Document.
After four years of living in Canada as a permanent resident, you may qualify to become a Canadian citizen. Learn more about the various aspects of Canadian Citizenship, and to see how we can assist with your citizenship application.
Whether you plan on studying in Canada, or have dependents who may be attending school in Canada, getting to know how the Canadian and provincial education systems operate will be an import aspect of settling into Canadian life.