Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

IRCC is the national department responsible for immigration and citizenship in Canada.

IRCC process applications for study permits, work permits, visitors record, visa renewal and Permanent residence. It also grants citizenship, issues travel documents (such as passports) to Canadians and promotes multiculturalism.

If you need to get in touch with IRCC, you can start with their Help Centre

Nova Scotia Office of Immigration (NSOI)

NSOI offers information and support to newcomers related to provincial immigration streams, as well as settlement and employer support. Provincial immigration streams are different than Federal streams, and we encourage you to visit the NSOI webpage for additional information on provincial streams currently available for application under the Nova Scotia Nominee Program to determine if any suit your experience and qualifications. Guides and outlines are provided and include details on each process.