Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada manages Canada's diplomatic and consular relations, promotes the country's international trade and leads Canada’s international development and humanitarian assistance.

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Our services and information

A career without borders

Learn about the steps you need to take so you can work in a foreign country.

Authentication of documents

Learn how to have Canadian documents authenticated so that they will be accepted for use abroad.

Your studies in Canada

Find out what steps you need to take to study in Canada, and the permits you need in order to work while you study or after you have graduated.

Canadian embassies and consulates abroad

Contains contact information for government offices that provide consular services to Canadian citizens abroad.

Canadian economic sanctions

Obtain information about economic sanctions imposed against foreign States and other actors, the law sustaining the sanctions, and permits and certificates authorizing certain activities.

Export, innovate and invest

Find out how to reach export markets, get on-the-ground assistance, and expand your business abroad and in Canada.

Funding international development projects

Includes information about projects and programs that Canada funds here and around the world.

Your participation into international development projects

Learn how you can participate and contribute to Canadian international development efforts.

All of our services and information

What we are doing


Situation in Syria

Since the beginning of the conflict in Syria, Canada has contributed almost $1 billion in assistance for the region.

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

The Government of Canada is committed to being transparent, open and consultative with Canadians on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Project Browser

Search more than 3,100 profiles of international development projects funded by the Government of Canada.

Corporate information

Honourable Stéphane Dion

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Honourable Chrystia Freeland

Minister of International Trade

Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau

Minister of International Development and La Francophonie

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