Immigration Options

Immigration Options

COVID-19 and immigration Resources

IRCC: Special measures to help temporary and permanent residents and applicants affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID?19)

IRCC: Program delivery instructions

Ontario Government: Essential information regarding COVID-19 in 30 languages

City of Greater Sudbury: Resources and information about how the City is supporting our residents and businesses


We welcome you to Greater Sudbury

The City of Greater Sudbury boasts an unparalleled combination of urban amenities and natural assets, and is also known as a “people” place that welcomes and encourages talented individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and lifestyles.

Sudbury offers an affordable lifestyle with lower housing costs, some of the lowest taxes all within the heart of Ontario.  We are just a 4 hour drive from Toronto or a 50 minute flight. From Ottawa we are a 5.5 hour picturesque drive.

There are so many reasons to Make Your Move to Sudbury, you may have a hard time deciding which reason is the best!

Immigration Options

Canada and Ontario’s immigration provisions are made with you in mind.  We are part of a country that understands and welcomes newcomers and assists them as they integrate into our communities.

The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration provides you with a guideline to make sure you have everything you need once you arrive in Canada. Please visit Get Settled in Ontario.


Getting settled

We encourage you to contact our local settlement organizations to access resources, attend workshops and connect you with the community. The YMCA (contact, and the Sudbury Multicultural Folk Art Association provide information are both excellent resources to learn more about:

Additional resources and information can be found on the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and the Immigration Francophone Ontario.

Sudbury Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Project

Thank you for your interest in the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program (RNIP) in Sudbury, Ontario.

Greater Sudbury is centrally located in Northeastern Ontario and is home to approximately 165,000 people. It is a multicultural and truly bilingual community. Sudbury is home to the third largest French population outside of Quebec and approximately 38 per cent of people identify as knowing both official languages.

Greater Sudbury is a world class mining centre. The city’s mining companies employ approximately 6,000 people and support a 300-company mining supply and service sector cluster that employs a further 10,000 people. The city is also a regional centre in financial and business services, tourism, health care and research, education and government for Northeastern Ontario.

Sudbury is a regional hub for many Ontario residents who live in nearby communities. These visitors come to the city to visit with family and friends, for cultural and educational experiences, for entertainment, for shopping and for conducting business.

Please select the option below that applies to you to get started:



If you are a candidate with a job offer but are not sure if the RNIP is the right fit for you, please email with the subject line JOB OFFER – IMMIGRATION PROGRAMS.

Please note that for the period of February 2020 and March 2020, only applications of candidates who have resided in Sudbury before the date of March 1st 2019 will be considered.