Health-care workers permanent residence pathway: COVID-19 program delivery – Roles and responsibilities (IRCC, IRB, CBSA and MIFI)

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

Below is a list of the main responsibilities of IRCC, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) and the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) with regard to the implementation of the temporary public policies. Information-sharing agreements exist between IRCC and the IRB, CBSA and MIFI.

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IRCC is responsible for processing all applications submitted under the temporary public policies. This includes


The IRB is responsible for making decisions on immigration and refugee matters, including


CBSA is responsible for immigration enforcement and ensuring the security of Canada, including


MIFI is responsible for assessing applicants intending to reside in Quebec, including

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