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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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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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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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FREE Pre-Arrival Settlement Services

Services provided by Next Stop Canada are best experienced through the most updated versions of Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox.

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 Pilot Programs, 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.

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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 or call 416-968-9622 for 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.