A new forward looking projected processing time introduced for Canada Immigration

Projected processing time introduced for Canada Immigration

IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) has introduced the projected times which will replace the historical processing time for all the applications that are received on and after 31st July, 2018. With a press release on 9th August 2018, IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) announced the new projected processing times system and it will apply a number of permanent residence applications.

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Some of the types on which the new projected processing times system will apply are:

  • Parents and Grandparents sponsorship
  • Provincial Nominee (Non – Express Entry)
  • Quebec Skilled workers
  • Start-up visa
  • Humanitarian and Compassionate cases

With the help of the new processing system introduced the candidates will be able to move to Canada with an accurate immigration processing time as it will help the candidates prepare better for immigration by displaying how long the applications processing is expected to take under normal conditions, calculating from the day they applied. Further, in order to make the immigration proceedings smoother, IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) will update the processing times on a monthly basis.

Some of the processing time of the candidates are listed below:

  • Parents and Grandparents sponsorship – 20 to 24 months
  • Provincial Nominee (Non – Express Entry) – 15 to 19 months
  • Quebec Skilled workers – 15 to 17 months
  • Start-up visa – 12 to 16 months
  • Humanitarian and Compassionate cases – 22 to 36 months

Prior to this, the processing time for all Canadian application process was based on historical data. earlier the processing time was based on how long the IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) took to process 80 % of applications in the last year but this new Processing time method will be based on the number of applications waiting to be processed. The new processing time will start when the IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) will receive the application and ends when the final decision is taken. In case of mail submission, the processing time starts when the application reaches the IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) office. In case of online or in-person submission, the processing time starts when an immigration officer receives the submitted form.

Thanks to the reduction in the processing time, IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) will be able to serve the candidates better and also attend to the temporary resident’s application through models of visit, work and study visa in Canada. It is an innovative way to process applications that have been introduced by the IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) which will help them maintain customer friendly relationship and meet the target admissions through multiyear immigration level plan.

With these measures being introduced, the immigration process will definitely see a huge ease and influx of the immigrants in Canada. Nationwide Immigration Service has been one of the most trusted name in the industry with over 11 years of experience. To book a session with our experts, you can call us at 011-461-77777 or you can also write to us at info@nationwidevisas.com

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