A new way forward for some immigration application processing times – IRCC

Settlement ISC Citizenship & Immigration, Updates

Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s website.

On July 31, 2018, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) began using an improved method to estimate processing times for some new permanent residence applications.

The new projected processing times will apply to applications received on or after July 31, 2018 in following applications:

  • Sponsoring a family member
    • Parents and Grandparents
  • Economic Class
    • Provincial Nominees (Non-Express Entry)
    • Skilled Workers (Quebec)
    • Start-Up Visa
  • Humanitarian and compassionate cases