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Create a MyCIC Account

You can create MyCIC account by following these instructions:

1. Sign Up

Create you MyCIC through one of the pathways below:

Pathway #1: Sign-In Partner

This option only applies to those with a CIC-affiliated bank account. If you choose to sign-in with your online banking login information:

  • Please click “Continue to Sign-In Partner”

Pathway #2: GC Key

If you can’t or don’t want to login through Sign-In Partner, you should create an account with the Government of Canada using the GCKey.

  • Click “Continue to GCKey”
  • Click “Sign Up” on the right-hand

  • Accept the “Terms and Conditions of Use”
  • Create your username. It must contain between eight and sixteen characters, no special characters (for example: %, #, @) and may contain up to seven digits.
  • Create your password. It must contain between eight and sixteen characters, contain at least one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter and one digit, and must not contain 3 or more consecutive characters from your username.
  • Create your recovery questions, answers and hints shown below.

2. Continue to create your account

Create an account: You’ll be asked for some personal and contact information.

  • Create your security questions.

  • Your account has been successfully created!

3. Activities you can do through MyCIC Account

  • Submit an application
  • Link an existing application to this account
  • Transfer DLI number
  • Continue with the application which is not yet submitted
  • View your submitted applications or profiles
  • Read account messages

DISCLAIMER: This document was prepared by a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) in compliance with the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. This is not a legal document. Immigration laws and procedures change frequently, and so the information may have changed since this document was prepared. Please always refer to IRCC website for the most up-to-date information, or contact Red River College Immigration and Student Advisor at This document was prepared on Sept 15, 2017.

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