Program delivery update – November 21, 2016

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

Functional guidance on the Provincial Nominee Program now modernized


The information that was contained in the following manual chapter can now be found in the permanent residence section of the program delivery instructions:

  • OP 7b, Provincial nominees

The following operational bulletins (OBs) have been incorporated into the new PDIs and should no longer be used as the current source of guidance:

  • OB 251, Examination of Members of the Provincial Nominee Class at Ports of Entry and CIC Inland Offices
  • OB 499, Determining the Ability of Provincial Nominees to Economically Establish in Canada

In addition, a new section on inadmissibility for financial reasons has been added.

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