Canada-Ukraine: Authorization for Emergency Travel and Work Authorization

Last Updated on March 23, 2023

The government of Canada will extend the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET). As a result, the following measures will be maintained: 

  • Ukrainians and their family members will have until 15 July 2023 to apply overseas for a CUAET visa free of charge; 
  • Anyone holding a CUAET visa will have until 31 March 2024 to travel to Canada under the special measures; and 
  • CUAET holders who are already here in Canada will have until 31 March 2024 to extend or adjust their temporary status through these measures, free of charge. 

To access the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Portal, click here. For more information on Canadian Open Work Permits and the application process, click hereFor additional information and resources visit IRCC’s website and Envoy’s Global Mobility page 

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