Canada updates pre-arrival services to help newcomers settle during COVID-19
Canadian newcomer service provider organizations are now delivering Canada pre-arrival services and settlement and re-settlement services by phone, email or video to further assist newcomers to the country. Canada pre-arrival service provider organizations (SPOs) are also following local health authority guidance to make plans for safely reopen their offices.
You may pre-qualify for a Canada immigration program.
Many SPOs are focusing on delivering critical services while offering non-critical services (like remote language training) by telephone, email or online.
Canada pre-arrival services can help you to
prepare for your move to Canada
get your education, work experience and credentials recognized in Canada
connect with employers to find a job
connect with free services after you arrive in Canada
Canada pre-arrival services SPOs help Canadian newcomers to:
look for a job
get a language assessment
register for language classes
find a place to live
fill out forms and applications
sign up your kids for school
learn about community services
You can use the IRCC’s Canada pre-arrival services search tool Find free newcomer services near you on its website to find Canada pre-arrival services nearest to where you intend to settle or have settled.
ISPOs providing Canada pre-arrival services
Below are some of the organizations that you can contact to help you with Canada pre-arrival, settlement or re-settlement services.