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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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.

Getting involved in international development

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

All of our services and information

What we are doing

Corporate information


Canada’s feminist international assistance policy

Canada is adopting a feminist international assistance policy to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

Consulting Canadians on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement

The Government of Canada is listening to Canadians from across the country and from all sectors and backgrounds about trade.

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Travelling or living abroad? Need help? We can help you find the answer.

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