Latest Updates on the Impact of COVID-19 to Canadian Immigration
If you are quite worried to know the status of your application for Canadian permanent residence or perhaps in the process of applying for PR, becoming a refugee or applying for Canadian citizen or passport services, know that the government of Canada provides all the necessary information to guide you on what to do.
If you are a temporary worker, an international student or a Tourist, click the link below to find out what to do. Also consider using the ArriveCAN mobile app (Android, iOS or web format) on your mobile phone before getting to the border. You can reduce your waiting time and minimize contact with border and health officers by submitting your information in advance.
If you are applying for Canadian Permanent Residence, Canada recognizes that the travel restrictions will have a huge impact on you who can’t travel to Canada right now. To learn more about this, click the button below.
If you have just landed in Canada or you’re already a permanent resident and has important travel activities, below is the button to get more information to make sure you are guided thoroughly. It includes information about whether your PR card has expired, if you are already outside Canada without a valid PR, if you are bringing family members into Canada and so on and so forth.
For Refugees, asylum claimants, sponsors and PRRA applicants, you can find more information on the button below including but not limited to Refugee sponsors and refugees overseas waiting to be resettled, Refugee claimants in Canada and Pre-removal risk assessment (PRRA) application deadlines.
If you applied for or need proof of citizenship, travel and work abroad, adopted a child from abroad, or take part in citizenship celebrations, below is the button to learn more. It provides useful information about the processing of your citizenship application, submitting your application documents, if you want to expedite your application and so on and so forth.
If you are looking for information about about urgent passport or travel document services and how to apply inside or outside Canada, click the button below to learn more. It includes information about the current passport services in Canada, Passport services in the United States or abroad and information about urgent refugee travel document or certificate of identity services.
If you require immediate financial assistance, rest assured Canada is helping people like you who are going through financial difficulties due to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. The button to go is right below. This includes information about CERB which stands for Canada Emergency Response Benefit, Canada Child Benefit and more.