This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.
Effective identity management and risk assessment tools are critical to combating fraud, managing the movement of people and protecting Canada’s security interests. The following web pages contain key guidelines and procedures for establishing and verifying the identity of applicants.
Identity management directives and procedures
- Establishing name records in IRCC systems
- Establishing date of birth records in IRCC systems
- Sex or gender identifier on IRCC documents and in IRCC systems
Identity management policies
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