At present, there are approximately 2.8 million Canadians, about 9% of the population, who are currently living overseas and are classified as expatriates, or expats for short.
Relocating to a foreign country can be a daunting task. Issues such as citizenship, taxation, health care, education and social well-being must all be taken into consideration. When examining these issues a little careful planning and preparation can ease your transformation into a new location as a Canadian citizen.
On the following pages, you will find information that may be of use to you if you are a Canadian citizen who is contemplating a move abroad. We provide insights into issues such as citizenship, taxation, income and health and safety and we hope that the information provided will assist your transition from Canada to a new country.