Health-care workers permanent residence pathway: COVID-19 program delivery – Making a final decision

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

This section includes information on finalizing the application.

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Approving the application

When all requirements are met, IRCC will do the following

As a final condition, applicants are required to

Once IRCC receives confirmation of the withdrawal, the department may proceed with finalizing the Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) and granting permanent resident status.

Should the individual decide not to withdraw or discontinue their claim, appeal or application, those processes will proceed and their application for permanent residence under the public policy will be refused (see Refusing the application).

Refusing the application

All refused applicants must be provided with a formal refusal letter. When a case is refused, the processing office must do all of the following

IRCC will also

Withdrawal of applications under the public policy

In cases where an applicant requests to withdraw their application under the public policy, IRCC will

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