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Visa and Immigration

The Visa Section of the Embassy of Canada to Austria is responsible for processing visa applications for citizens and residents of Germany.

German citizens do not require a visa to enter Canada as a visitor. If you are a citizen of another country, check the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website to see if you require a visa to enter Canada.

If you are citizen of Germany, or if you are legally residing in Germany, visit the official website of the Visa Section of the Embassy of Canada to Austria for information about visa and immigration services and to download application forms. For more information on where to apply around the world, visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website.


International Experience Canada

For information about the International Experience Canada (IEC) initiative - travel and work in Canada for citizens of Germany between the ages of 18 and 35 - please visit our website here.


Express Entry

The Government of Canada successfully launched Express Entry, a modern immigration application management system, this past January. Express Entry gives prospective skilled immigrants from Germany a new and fast alternative for coming to Canada. This new system is designed to get people with the skills and experience that Canada’s labour market and economy need, and ensures that immigrants arrive here faster than ever before. Read more...

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