Operational Bulletin 411 - April 26, 2012

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

Special Events – Visa Fee Exempt Special Events: May, June and July 2012

Summary

This Operational Bulletin provides information on the fee-exempt events taking place in May, June and July 2012.

Background

In accordance with Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, some delegates attending special events in Canada are entitled to receive a fee exempt visa. Following is a list of fee exempt events taking place in May, June and July 2012.

Writing Guidelines

Special Events Taking Place in May 2012:

DATE EVENT SE CODE FEE EXEMPTION CODE
May 14 to 18 2nd IAP North American and Caribbean Regional Conference 12AIPP A01/A06
May 15 to 18 40th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling 12CCFL A01/A06
May 29 to 31 ITU Symposium on ICTs, the Environment and Climate Change 12ITUS A01/A06

Special Events Taking Place in June 2012:

DATE EVENT SE CODE FEE EXEMPTION CODE
June 11 to 19 26th Joint Cospas-Sarsat Committee Meeting (JC-26) 12SCSC A01/A06
FMIOA
June 25 to 26 Commonwealth Electoral Network Biennial Conference 12CENB A01/A06
FMIOA

Special Events Taking Place in July 2012:

DATE EVENT SE CODE FEE EXEMPTION CODE
July 2 to 6 Forum mondial de la langue française (FMLF) 12FMLF A01/A06
FMIOA

Note: Fee exemptions apply to single entry Temporary Resident visa (TRV) 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 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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