Operational Bulletin 271 - March 15, 2011
This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.
Special Events—Visa Fee Exempt: March 2011
This Operational Bulletin (OB) provides information on the fee exempt events taking place in March 2011.
The purpose of this OB is to provide information on the fee exempt events taking place in March 2011.
As you know, in accordance with Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, some delegates attending special events in Canada are entitled to receive a fee exempt visa. Please find below a list of fee exempt events taking place in March 2011.
Special Events Taking Place in March 2011:
|DATE||EVENT||SE CODE||FEE EXEMPTION CODE|
|March 14 to 15||Africa Rising Conference: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Frontiers||11AFRI||A01 / A06|
|March 23 to 29||52nd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and 26th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)||11BANK||A01 / A06
|March 25 to 26||4th Meeting of Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean||11BANK||A01 / A06
|March 28 to 30||Pre-sessional meeting of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues||11UNPF||A01 / A06
Note: Fee exemptions apply to single entry Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs) only. If applicants are requesting a multiple entry TRV, then they must pay the processing fee for same.
We strongly encourage you to insert the appropriate code in the Computer-Assisted Immigration Processing System/Field Operations Support System. This will allow us to track immigration statistics in relation to events.
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