After you arrive: Living in Canada checklist

Find the support you need

Establishing yourself when you first arrive in Canada can be difficult. You will have to find a job and find somewhere to live, among other things. This checklist will help. It provides you with a list of things you should know and shows you where you can go for more information and support.

Upon arrival in Canada you should:

In your first few weeks you will likely need to:

In your first few months you will likely need to:

In your first year you may wish to:

Vivre au QUÉBEC!

If you live in Quebec, or are planning to move to Quebec, the booklet Vivre au QUÉBEC! will be helpful. This booklet will give you information about adapting to life there. To order the booklet contact the Ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés culturelles (MICC).

Immigrant services in your area

Our interactive map will help you to search for immigrant services in your area.
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