Many newcomers will use applications from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). Application categories include:
- Family sponsorship
- Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
- Visitor Visa
- Work permit
- Study permit
- Permanent Resident card
- Verification of Status or request to amend
They can visit the ‘Find application forms and guides’ page (http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/index.asp) to find application forms and guides.
After these applications are submitted to CIC, some applicants may check the status of their application online. They may visit the ‘Check your application status’ page (http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/my_application/status.asp) to see if their application status is available.
Newcomers may also visit the ‘Check application processing times’ page (http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/times/) to find the estimated processing times for different applications to CIC.