Feb 2, 2024

7 Document Stamps Required for Moving Abroad from Canada



Ensure that your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your planned departure date. Some countries may require a longer validity period


Depending on the country you’re moving to, you may need a visa. Check the visa requirements for your destination and obtain the necessary visa stamp in your passport

Work Permit

If you’re moving abroad for work, you may need a work permit. Ensure that you have the required documentation and stamps related to your employment

Customs Declaration

Complete any required customs declaration forms for both Canada and your destination country. This may include an inventory of your belongings and their value

Health Records

Some countries require proof of certain vaccinations or medical examinations. Obtain any necessary health-related stamps or certifications

Educational Certificates

If you have educational qualifications, especially if they are needed for employment or further studies, ensure that you have the necessary certifications or stamps

Power of Attorney

Consider having a power of attorney document, allowing someone you trust to handle legal matters on your behalf in Canada while you’re abroad. This may need to be notarized or stamped by a legal authority