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Moving to a new country can be stressful.

That's why we are here to support you on your journey.

Moving to a new country can be stressful. That's why we are here to support you on your journey.

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Preparing for your life in Canada starts with us!

Preparing for your life in Canada starts with us!

You Are on Your Way!
You Are on Your Way!
You Are on Your Way!
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Take advantage of our FREE services.

Take advantage of our FREE services.

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Online Resources
Online Resources

Get access to our live webinars, information videos, interactive e-learning courses, immigrant stories, and much more......

Get access to live webinars, information videos, interactive e-learning courses, immigrant stories, and much more......

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Mentorship
Mentorship

Connect with an established member of our community that matches your needs.

Connect with an established member of our community that matches your needs.

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Ask Us

Talk to us through live-chat, private messaging, emails, and community forums.

Talk to us through live-chat, private messaging, emails, and community forums.

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Feel informed, prepared, and confident about your new life in Canada!

Feel informed, prepared, and confident about your new life in Canada!

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You can register for all IRCC-funded Pre-Arrival Services at Pre Arrival Canada with one easy registration, including Next Stop Canada!
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If you are an Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) applicant, please continue your registration here. For more information about AIP and how Next Stop Canada can help, please visit the following link: Atlantic Immigration Program

Our Services

Next Stop Canada delivers the best online pre-arrival program support to help make your move to Canada as smooth as possible.

Our free English and French services provide important and personalized settlement information, all in one place.

Live Chat

Our expert Information and Referral Specialists are here to answer all your questions.

Webinars

Join our free webinar sessions where we cover your first weeks in Canada, finding employment, the education system, and more.

Mentors Forum

Use the mentor's forum to connect with professionals in your field, build networks, and advance in your career.

Settlement Plan

You will receive a custom settlement plan with links and resources based on your needs.

Online Resources

Access hundreds of videos, blogs, and e-learning courses at any time.

Youth Program

Children between the ages of 12 and 19 may receive youth mentorship and unique youth content.

FREE Pre-Arrival Settlement Services

How it works

Step 1: Prepare Required Documents

Upload ONE of the following documents:

  • An IRCC invitation to obtain pre-arrival services
  • A confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) letter/document
  • A passport request letter that indicates Permanent Resident visa issuance
  • An IRCC request that an applicant for permanent residence complete a medical examination
  • A Single Entry Permanent Resident Visa
  • A Permanent Resident Visa pick up notification letter

If you’re an applicant of the Atlantic Immigration Program, upload BOTH:

  • A Completed Job Offer Form (with the employer’s signature), and
  • A Confirmation of Designation document

Step 2: Complete The Registration Form

Follow these steps:

  • Click on the “Register” button, you will be directed to a secured registration page
  • Fill in the registration form
  • Upload the required document(s)
  • Click the “Submit” button
  • Expect an e-mail from us confirming your registration

Step 3: Access Your Account

Gain access to Next Stop Canada platform:

  • Check for a welcome e-mail
  • Click on the link we provided in that e-mail
  • Create your password
  • Remember the username and password for future access

UCI stands for “unique client identifier.” It is also known as a client identification number (client ID). It’s on official documents you receive from IRCC.
It has either:

  • four numbers, a hyphen and four more numbers (Example: 0000-0000), or
  • two numbers, a hyphen, four numbers, a hyphen and four more numbers (Example: 00-0000-0000)

You will not have a UCI number yet if you are applying to IRCC for the first time.

Next Stop Canada
Next Stop CanadaWednesday, February 1st, 2023 at 3:02pm
Meet Next Stop Canada client Joseph Abi Hanna! He landed late last year and has since made great strides in his new life here in Canada. He believes Next Stop Canada's webinars, in particular, made settling in a new country much less challenging.

Register at www.nextstopcanada.ca if you haven't already!
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Next Stop CanadaMonday, January 30th, 2023 at 7:38pm
Do you want to learn how to prepare for the Canadian job market before arriving? Join us on day one of the the Canadian Connections Summit to connect with our representatives! Register here : https://virtualsummit.prepareforcanada.com/?utm_campaign=Cdn-connections-summit-feb-2023&utm_content=236067747&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&hss_channel=fbp-195896687120628&fbclid=IwAR19Qks4bAC9VT4RvPZ_BwJJC81Y4QkG9w_0kL3Wb2R15BF7JVsvjAGQ5vc
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Next Stop CanadaFriday, January 27th, 2023 at 10:01pm
CPA Ontario and ACCES Employment invite you to Own Your Future, a free virtual event for internationally educated professionals in accounting and business. Register here: http://ow.ly/MKnp50MAqp7
Meet Next Stop Canada client Joseph Abi Hanna! After landing late last year, he has made great strides in his new life here in Canada. He believes NSC's webinars made settling in a new country much less challenging.

Register at https://t.co/EbhWwsHi1k if you haven't already! https://t.co/4liexQmPfE
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Want to learn all about Saskatchewan?

Our guest speakers will introduce you to the province of Saskatchewan and tell you what to do in your first few weeks there.

Register to join the session: https://t.co/EbhWwsHi1k https://t.co/daGJH8tUeA
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Do you want to learn how you can prepare for the Canadian job market before you arrive?

Join us on day one of the the Canadian Connections Summit to connect with our representatives! Register with the link below. https://t.co/JlIYluXU4J

Already in Ontario?

YMCA Newcomer Information Centre

The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre (NIC) is a government-funded information and referral center for newcomers in Canada. Every year, thousands of new immigrants visit us as a first stop when they arrive in Ontario. Our experienced Information and Referral Specialists will provide you and your family FREE individualized needs assessment, customized settlement plan, including up-to-date information that covers topics such as settlement, education, employment, language training, health, government benefits and so much more. We are here to help you and your family make better and informed decisions about your new life in Canada!

To find the centre nearest you and check our office hours, please visit www.newcomersincanada.ca more information!

To be eligible for our program, you need to be a permanent resident or convention refugee. Please bring your landing document or Permanent Resident Card when you visit us.