Change of Address

FAQ | Security

This on-line service allows Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) clients to submit an address notification or change of address on-line, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When you change your address using this service, it will take 5 business days for it to be updated. During this time you should continue to monitor your current contact information.

You may use this on-line service if:

  • your case is being processed in Canada;
  • your address is in Canada;
  • you are moving within three weeks;
  • you have not been requested to report your change of address in person to your local office.

And you:

  • sponsored a member of the family class;
  • applied for permanent residence from within or outside Canada;
  • applied for a permanent resident card (replacement or renewal);
  • applied for Canadian citizenship (grant of citizenship);
  • applied for Canadian citizenship for a person adopted by a Canadian citizen;
  • applied for a citizenship certificate (proof of Canadian citizenship);
  • applied to renounce Canadian citizenship; or
  • applied to resume Canadian citizenship.

If your case is being processed abroad, please contact the Canadian Visa Office nearest you.

If you are a foreign student or worker, please use the Case Specific Enquiry form to change your address.

Before using this service, please be sure to have a copy of all the documents you have received regarding your application(s):

These may include one or more of the following:

  • a copy of your application;
  • your financial receipts (IMM 5401); or
  • any letter or official document issued to you by IRCC.

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section for answers to frequently asked questions.

If you are inactive on this application for 30 minutes or more, you will be 'Timed-Out'. It is a security feature to ensure your identity and to protect your information.

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