How to open CIC account using GCKey option

GC key lets you access to Canadian government website to process applications for Canada visitor visa, Canada immigration, Canada work permit, Canada express entry, changing DLI number etc. GC Key includes your username and password to access the online services. most important point. GCKey accounts are very secured. So, Important thing this when you open a new account don’t forget to write down all the security questions and corresponding answers.

Points to Remember:

  1. Username and password combination.
  2. Security questions and answers. You will need it every time for login.
  3. Log out after you done with your application.

Follow the steps below to create a CIC account using GC Key option –

  1. Visit this link https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/application/account.html and scroll down to find – “Continue to GCKey” button.
  • Click “Continue to GCkey” button. This will take you to the ‘Sign in/Sign up” form. From the right-hand side click “Sign up” button.
  • In the “Terms and conditions of use” page – read all the given information. Then click “I accept” to proceed.
  • Then in the “create username” page. Your Username must be in between eight and sixteen characters, no special characters are allow. Means – username can’t contain any of these (@, #, $, % etc). Then click “Continue
  • “Create a password” – rules are,
    • Password must be between eight and sixteen characters.
    • Contain at least one upper case letter, one lower case letter and one digit
    • And must not contain 3 or more consecutive characters from your Username.
  • In the next page – create “Recovery questions, Answers and Hints”,

Next time you visit this link https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/application/account.html just sign in. GC key login is very important to apply online and tracking your application status. So, keep things secret and safe.

Cheers !