Program delivery update: Change to temporary residence extension referrals criteria – July 4, 2018

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.

Step 2 of the guidance for processing applications for temporary residence extensions has been changed.

New text

  • If an interview is required because of 1 of the following reasons, then the application is referred to the local Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) office nearest to the applicant’s place of residence:
    • the applicant ceased to be a visitor, student or temporary worker;
    • the applicant’s purpose is suspect; or
    • the officer needs more detailed information.

Previous text

  • If an interview is required because of one of the following reasons, then the application is referred to the local Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) office nearest to the applicant’s place of residence:
    • the applicant ceased to be a visitor, student or temporary worker;
    • the applicant’s purpose is suspect; or
    • the officer intends to refuse the application and needs more detailed information.

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