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Assistance to Canadians

Useful information and advice from the Canadian Government

Prior to your departure from Canada, we recommend that you read the following publications published by the Consular Affairs Bureau of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada.

Travel information report on Italy
Country-specific information report and consular advisories to travellers. You will find general information, health conditions, entry requirements and practical tips for the country you plan to visit.

Bon voyage, But...
Information for the Canadian Traveller. From your departure to your return to Canada, this booklet contains all you need to know to help you plan ahead. It is a handy reference book of travel tips, important telephone numbers and addresses of Canadian missions around the world.

Working Abroad, Unravelling the Maze...
A Guide for Canadians Working Abroad. If you are planning to work abroad, this guide provides you with practical information to maximise the chance of a successful venture. From advice on documents you should bring to evaluating job offers, "Working Abroad"is filled with useful information and advice.

Retirement Abroad: Seeing the Sunsets
If you are thinking about living in another country than Canada, either permanently or for part of each year during your retirement, this guide is for you. What are the advantages and disadvantages of retiring abroad? Which destination to choose? Immigration and citizenship issues? Answers to all these questions and more can be found in this guide.

A Guide for Canadians Imprisoned Abroad
If you find yourself in difficulty with the law while you are abroad, this booklet will provide information to help you, as well as your friends and family, The booklet gives information on the assistance available to Canadians imprisoned abroad by the government of Canada through its consular services.

Information from the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) :

Information for Canadian students planning to study abroad
Will my credentials obtained abroad be recognised in Canada? How can I learn more about foreign universities and colleges? How do I find out which are the best universities abroad? This fact sheet, prepared by the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials, is addressing all these questions.

Information from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency:

Information for importation of pets into the European Community
This website provides useful information for the importation of pets into the European Community, including Italy.

You should also consult the headings Useful information and advice from the Italian Government and Publications.


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